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hōu Play

1. (modifier) new, recent, fresh, modern.

He nui ngā kaumātua he nui ā rātou tikanga nō te ao hōu, he nui hoki ngā taitamariki kei te ao parauri tonu atu ngā whakaaro (TTT 1/9/1926). / There a a lot of elders who have adopted many practices of the modern world, and there are many youths whose thinking is still in the dark ages.


hou Play

1. (modifier) new, recent, modern.

Nō te taenga mai o ētahi Pākehā hou, ka hoatu kia rua pū mō te tana whītau, kotahi rānei pū, me te waipāta paura me ngā matā (TP 7/1900:11). / When some new Pākehā arrived, they gave two guns for a ton of flax fibre, or one gun together with a powder flask and bullets.

See also hōu


2. (modifier) fresh.

He mea hohore rawa ētahi o ngā manu, he mea tahu, he manu hou ētahi (JPS 59:283). / Some of the birds were plucked, some were preserved in fat and some eaten fresh.


hou Play

1. (verb) (-a,-tia) to enter.

I ngā wā e ora ana ia, hereheretia ai ōna waewae ki te rino, nāwai rā ka hou te rino ki roto i te kikokiko (TP 10/1899:5). / While he was healthy, his legs were shackled in irons, and presently the shackle worked its way into his flesh.


hou Play

1. (noun) feather, tail feather.

Ka tukua ā rātou nei hinu kakara, me ngā remu huia, me ngā hou toroa, me ngā ipu taramea ki te tino rangatira o taua pā nei, o Maungawhau (TAH 44:24). / Their fragrant oils, huia tail-feathers, albatross feathers, and containers of taramea scent were given to the head chief of the pā of Mount Eden.


hou Play

1. (verb) (houhia) to bind, lash together, make peace (e.g. hohou rongo).

I te tau 1833, ka haere a Te Wiremu ki Matamata, kia kite i a Te Waharoa, kia houhia te rongo ki a Ngāti Maru (TPH 27/3/1905:2). / In 1833 Williams went to Matamata to see Te Waharoa and to establish peace with Ngāti Maru.

See also houhanga a rongo


hou Play

1. (noun) sound.

Ko te hou o te waiata a tuawahine, mataaho mai ana ki ngā taringa (TP 4/1909:11). / The sound of the principal female character was heard clearly.


papa hou Play

1. (noun) treasure box, carved box for holding feathers.


Kawenata Hou Play

1. (loan) (noun) New Testament.


Ngā-toki-mātā-hou-rua Play

1. (personal noun) refashioned Mātā-hou-rua canoe that returned to Hokianga from Hawaiki. Also known as Ngā-toki-mata-whao-rua.

Ko Te Pātara te tohunga tapu o runga i te waka nei, i a Ngā-toki-mātā-hou-rua (JPS 1957:230). / Te Pātara was the sacred priest of the canoe, Ngā-toki-mātā-hou-rua.


ngā mihi o te tau hou Play

1. happy new year, greetings for the new year.


Ngā-toki-mata-whao-rua Play

1. (personal noun) refashioned Mātā-hou-rua canoe that returned to Hokianga from Hawaiki.

I ngā hui o te tau 1907 me te tau 1924 ka tatū te kōrero e waru ngā waka i whai wāhi nui ai a Ngā Puhi, a Ngāti Kahu me ērā atu anō o ngā iwi e whai pānga ana: ko ngā ingoa o aua waka ko Ngā-toki-mata-whao-rua, ko Māmari, ko Māhuhu-ki-te-rangi, ko Tinana, ko Mātaatua, ko Mamaru, ko Ruakaramea me Kurahaupō (TTR 1998:75). / At meetings in 1907 and 1924 the number of canoes important to Ngā Puhi, Ngāti Kahu and associated peoples it was agreed that there were eight canoes of relevance to them: Ngā-toki-mata-whao-rua, Māmari, Māhuhu-ki-te-rangi, Tinana, Mātaatua, Mamaru, Ruakaramea and Kurahaupō.
(Te Māhuri Study Guide (Ed. 1): 30; Te Kōhure Textbook (Ed. 2): 210-219;)

See also Matawhaorua, Ngā-toki-mātā-hou-rua


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