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hiko Play

1. (verb) (-ia) to flash (of lightning, etc.).

Tērā te uira e hiko i te rangi (M 2004:14). / There the lightening will flash in the sky.


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2. (verb) to stimulate.

Kei te hiko atu ōku whakaaro kia whānui, kia hōhonu, kia tino kaha rawa ngā mimire o te taura e paihere nei i a tātau (TKO 30/4/1920:7). / My thoughts are stimulated into ways to broaden, deepen and strengthen the strands of the rope that unites us all.


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3. (verb) (-ia) to snatch, grab, grasp.

Ka hiko ia ki te toki (Tr 1874:48). / He grabbed the adze.


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4. (modifier) electrical, power, electronic, electric.

The government still owns some commercial enterprises, such as the power companies and the post offices. / E pupuri tonu ana te kāwanatanga i ētahi hinonga arumoni, pērā i ngā kamupene hiko me ngā poutāpeta (Te Ara 2015).


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5. (noun) lightning.

Mō te hiko i kōwhā mai i te wāhi kotahi, ka tuaruatia mai i taua wāhi anō he tohu mate (M2004:234). / For the lightning which flashes over the same place twice, that is an omen of death.


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6. (noun) electricity, power.

He mea whakarewa te haeana ki te hiko i ēnei rā, engari, i ngā wā o mua i whakarewangia i runga i te tō. / An iron is heated with electricity these days, but in the past it was heated on the stove.


pū hiko Play

1. (noun) taser gun.


pūhanga hiko Play

1. (noun) electrical engineering.


pūhuri hiko Play

1. (noun) commutator.


pūkaha hiko Play

1. (noun) electric motor, electric engine.


pūkawe hiko Play

1. (noun) electrical conductor.

He pai te nuinga o ngā konganuku hei pūkawe hiko, pērā i te konukura me te konutea (RP 2009:338). / Most metals are good conductors, for example copper and zinc (RP 2009:339).


pūrere hiko Play

1. (noun) electrical device, appliance.


puru hiko Play

1. (noun) electric plug.

Ko te kōhao hiko he mea e purua atu ai te puru hiko hei hono atu i te taputapu hiko ki te puna hiko. / An electric socket is the thing where an electric plug is put in to connect an electric appliance to the power source.


pūtau hiko Play

1. (noun) cell (electric).


whaitua hiko Play

1. (noun) electric field.


kaimahi hiko Play

1. (noun) electrician.


kawerongo hiko Play

1. (noun) electronic newsletter.


taura hiko Play

1. (noun) electrical cord, power cord, power line, charger cord.

Ka noho pōwhiwhiwhiwhi katoa ngā taura hiko i muri i te pouaka whakaata (PK 2008:686). / The electric cords behind the television were all tangled up.


tiaka hiko Play

1. (loan) (noun) electric jug.

Tahuri atu ana ia ki te paera hēki e rua nei i te tiaka hiko, ki te kai parāoa, ki te kai keke, ki te unu tī atu hoki (TTR 2000:224). / He set about boiling two eggs in an electric jug, ate some bread and cakes, and drank a cup of tea.


whakamaene hiko Play

1. (noun) electric sander.


pou hiko Play

1. (noun) power pole.

Koirā te wā tuatahi ka totoka te awa o Shotover mō te neke atu i te kotahi rau tau. Ka whati ngā pou hiko nā te taumaha, ka totoka ngā wūru hipi ki te papa, ka pahū ngā kōrere wai (Te Ara 2015). / That was the first time for more than a hundred years that the Shotover River had frozen over. Power lines snapped because of the weight, sheep’s coats froze to the ground, and water pipes burst.


tārahu hiko Play

1. (noun) electric hotplate.


waea hiko Play

1. (loan) (noun) power line, electric wire.

I a ia e rere nei ka taka mai te pūmu i te waea hiko, ka poko ōna raiti (TP 9/1911:6). / While he was moving the boom fell on the power line and the lights were extinguished.


whana hiko Play

1. (noun) electrical charge.

Mēnā he whana hiko tō tētahi ngota, ka kīia he katote (RP 2009:455). / When an atom becomes charged, it is called an ion (RP 2009:455).


karere hiko Play

1. (noun) email, electronic mail, email message.

See also īmēra


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