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hopu Play

1. (verb) (-a,-kia,-kina,-ngia) to seize, catch, snatch, detect, take in the act, capture, arrest.

Ko te hīnaki aka anō te mea pai ake ki te hopu tuna, i tā te Pākehā (HP 1991:15). / The eel pot made from vines is a better one to catch eels than that of the Pākehā.


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2. (noun) seizing, catching, snatching, capturing, arresting.

Ka kōhimu mai ki a au, "E Hēmi, hiwitia ake te ārai hiraka o taku konohi. Kei te hēmanawa au." Tere tonu taku hopu i tōna ringaringa, ka hiwitia e au te ārai (HP 1991:256). / She whispered to me, "Hēmi, pull back the silk veil of my face. I am too hot." I quickly took hold of her hand and I pulled back the veil.


hopū Play

1. (verb) to be swollen (like a blister).

Kua hopū te kapu o taku ringa, nā te roa pea e kari ana i te māra (PK 2008:131). / The palm of my hand is swollen, probably because of digging the garden for so long.


hopu whakaahua Play

1. (noun) photography.


wārati hopu Play

1. (loan) (noun) arrest warrant.


hopu kōrero Play

1. (noun) dictaphone.


hopu taureke Play

1. (verb) to mark (rugby).


pūrere hopu tangi Play

1. (noun) tape recorder.


mīhini hopu reo Play

1. (loan) (noun) recording machine.

Nō te tau 1931 i mauria ake e Materoa he kapa waiata nei ki Te Whanganui-a-Tara, ā, e 40 ā rātau waiata mā Āpirana i hopukina e te mīhini hopu reo (TTR 1998:160). / In 1931 Materoa took a singing group to Wellington and 40 waiata were recorded for Āpirana.


mīhini hopu kōrero Play

1. (loan) (noun) tape recorder.


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