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1. (verb) to be drunk, intoxicated, mad, deluded.

Anā te hē ko te haere ki ngā reihi hōiho petipeti ai, haurangi ai (TP 9/1903:4). / But the fault is in going to horse races to gamble and get drunk.

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2. (modifier) drunk, intoxicated.

Tē mōhio te tangata haurangi ki ana mahi (MM.TKM 29/2/1856:17). / A drunk person does not know what he's doing.

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3. (noun) drunkenness.

Tē kitea te haurangi, te putanga rānei o te tahumaero (TTR 1996:. / Drunkenness or any outbreak of disease were not seen.

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4. (noun) drunkard.

E tapu ana ō mātou kāinga; e kore e tae mai te haurangi ki roto (TWMNT 25/7/1876:181). / Our settlements are tapu; drunkards will not be allowed into them.

See also porohaurangi

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5. (noun) dew.

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6. (noun) verandah, porch.

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