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hoko Play

1. (verb) (-a,-na) to buy, sell, barter, trade, exchange, purchase - originally used for trade between hapū and iwi.

Kua tūtakina te whare none i Tūranga nei, kua hokona te whare me te whenua, ko ngā none kua hoki anō ki te kākahu o te ao (TP 11/1904:11). / The nunnery here in Gisborne has closed and the land and building have been sold, the nuns have returned to worldly garments.

See also hoko tāhae


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2. (noun) buying, merchandise, sale, trade, selling, purchase.

Kāhore he kaha ōna ki te whakamutu i te hoko whenua (TW 27/7/1878:373). / He was not able to stop the sale of land.


hoko- Play

1. (particle) Prefix used with numbers from one to nine to mean 'multiplied by 10', especially if followed by takitahi (e.g. hokowhā takitahi = 40). However, if tōpū is added to the number instead of takitahi it doubles the number (e.g. hokowhā tōpū = 80). Often tōpū is omitted.

Ka hokowhitu ngā pīhopa nunui kua huri ki te Katorika (TP 5/1911:11). / A hundred and forty senior bishops have converted to Catholicism.
Ka haere mai ngā rangatira o Ngā Puhi me Ngāti Whātua, ka tae mai ki Kāwhia, ka uru a Te Rauparaha, me Te Rako, me Te Pēhi, me ērā atu rangatira o Ngāti Toa, hokowhitu tōpū rātou. Ko Ngā Puhi kotahi rau tōpū (TP 3/1913:4). / When the chiefs of Ngā Puhi and Ngāti Whātua came and arrived at Kāwhia, Te Rauparaha, Te Rako, Te Pēhi and those other chiefs of Ngāti Toa joined them. They were a hundred and forty and Ngā Puhi were two hundred.
(Te Kōhure Textbook (Ed. 2): 160;)

See also hokowhitu


hoko tāhae Play

1. (verb) (hokona tāhaetia) to sell illegally, sell dishonestly.

Kei te rongo mātou e hokoa tāhaetia ana te waipiro ki te takiwā o Te Rohe Pōtae (TP 4/1908:7). / We hear that liquor is being sold illegally in the King Country district.


2. (modifier) selling illegally, selling fraudulently.

I ēnei marama ka hori ake nei, ka tomokia e ngā pirihimana tētahi whare hoko tāhae i te waipiro i Pōneke (TPH 31/1/1912:6). / In the past months, the police entered a building in Wellington selling liquor illegally.


3. (noun) fraudulent transaction.

Kua tae mai ki konei te taniwha kai whenua nei, a Te Make, he hoko tāhae i tō mātou whenua i Wharekahika (TWMNT 1/2/1879:275). / Mr Mackay, the land devouring taniwha has been here, for the purpose of fraudulently purchasing our land at Hicks Bay.


hoko putuputu Play

1. (noun) hire purchase.

Kua whakaritea e ia kia hokona te pūrere horoi kākahu mā te hoko putuputu. / She arranged to buy the washing machine by hire purchase.


hoko harangotengote Play

1. (noun) piecemeal purchase.

Ka tīmata anō te Karauna ki te hoko harangotengote haere i ngā whenua taitara takitahi (TTR 1994:13). / The Crown resumed piecemeal purchase of individual land titles.


2. (noun) hire purchase.

Ko te hoko harangotengote tētahi anō kaupapa hei whakarata, hei kukume i te hunga kirihoko . He whakaritenga tēnei kia tukuna e te kirihoko tētahi wāhanga iti o te utu i ia marama, i ia wiki rānei. Ka kīia ia utunga he utu harangotengote (TRP 2010:305). / Hire purchase is another way to attract and entice the purchasers. This is an arrangement where the purchaser supplies a small part of the payment each month or each week. Each payment is called an instalment.


hoko kai Play

1. (verb) to buy food, to sell food.


(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 93-98;)


hoko tāpui Play

1. (noun) lay-by (commerce).


pukapuka hoko Play

1. (noun) deed of sale.

Ko te whakatau a te Kōti me wehe kē ētahi atu whenua hei whakaea i ngā tikanga katoa o te pukapuka hoko (RT 2013:102). / The decision of the Court was that some other land should be set aside to fulfil all the conditions of the deed of sale.


utu hoko Play

1. (noun) purchase price, selling price.

$148.00 te utu hoko mō ērā hū. / $148.00 is the purchase price for those shoes.


hoko kairapu Play

1. (verb) to auction.


2. (noun) auction.

He hoko kairapu kei tō tātou kura āpōpō. / There is an auction at our school tomorrow.


wharau hoko Play

1. (noun) kiosk.


kāta hoko Play

1. (loan) (noun) shopping cart.


tāke hoko tāwāhi Play

1. (loan) (noun) tariff.


toa hoko kākahu Play

1. (noun) clothing shop.


hoko ā-ipurangi Play

1. (verb) to buy online.


hoko tara-ā-whare Play

1. (modifier) door-to-door selling.

Ko tātou katoa pea kua rongo i te matangurunguru o te hoko taonga tōrōkiri, i te hōhā rānei o te kaupare atu i te tangata hoko tara-ā-whare (HM 2/1996:6). / We have probably all felt the disappointment of buying faulty goods, or the bother of staving off door-to-door sales people.


2. (noun) door-to-door sale.


tangata hoko tara-ā-whare Play

1. (noun) door-to-door sales person.

Ko tātou katoa pea kua rongo i te matangurunguru o te hoko taonga tōrōkiri, i te hōhā rānei o te kaupare atu i te tangata hoko tara-ā-whare (HM 2/1996:6). / We have probably all felt the disappointment of buying faulty goods, or the bother of staving off door-to-door sales people.


pīmua Play

1. (noun) prefix - an affix placed at the beginning of a word to adjust or qualify its meaning, e.g. kai-, whaka-, taki-, toko-, poro-, tau-, hoko- and tua-.

Ka piki whakarunga te nanenane ki te tihi o te toka. / The goat climbed to the top of the rock.
(Te Aka Māori Dictionary and Index Dictionary (Ed. 1): (Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 5, 16, 111-112; Te Pihinga Textbook (Ed. 2): 9, 48-49; Te Māhuri Study Guide (Ed. 1): 11; Te Kōhure Textbook (Ed. 2): 160);)


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