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Found 3 matches

iwa Play

1. (numeral) nine, 9.

E iwa o ngā hēramana me te kāpene i paremo (KO 16/2/1886:4). / Nine sailors and the captain drowned.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 5;)


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2. (numeral) ninth - when used with this meaning it is preceded by te and followed by o.

I te iwa o Māehe ka uru mai a Kāwana Kerei mā runga i te kaipuke, i te Castor (TTR 1990:269). / On 9 March Governor Grey entered on the ship Castor.


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3. (numeral) grouping of nine.

Ko ia te Māori tuatahi i riro nāna te tari i whakahaere, ā, mau ana i a ia te tūranga nei mō te iwa tau (TTR 2000:187). / He was the first Māori to head the department and he held the position for nine years.


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4. (numeral) combines with other words to form other numbers.

Ko te tini o ngā reo o te ao nei e tae ana ki te rua mano e iwa tekau mā whā (KO 15/8/1885:8). / The many languages of the world number two thousand and ninety four.


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5. (noun) ninth month of the Māori lunar calendar - approximately equivalent to February.

Ko whiti ake ai te iwa o ngā marama, ka puta mai te taua puretumu a Ngāti Hauā ki Parahaki, ki te kāinga i patua ai te tūpāpaku (JPS 1990:19). / The ninth month had passed when Ngāti Hauā's party seeking redress appeared at Parahaki, at the village where the victim was killed.


ngahuru mā iwa Play

1. (numeral) be nineteen, nineteenth (following te).


(Te Māhuri Study Guide (Ed. 1): 12;)

See also tekau mā iwa


tekau mā iwa Play

1. (numeral) be nineteen, nineteenth (following te).


(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 16;)


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