Found 11 matches
1. (noun) sea bird - species unknown.
Ū ahatia taku manu i te rangi? He toroa, he karae, he tāiko (M 2005:350). / What ails my heavenly bird? 'Tis the albatross, the sea-bird, the black petrel (M 2005:351).
1. (loan) (modifier) coloured.
...arā, paraikete, paranene, wūru whatuwhatu, hōro, paraikete kara me ngā hūtu tāngata, tamariki hoki, hāte, tarau, tōkena, here kakī, perehi, karapu ringa... (TJ 4/1/1898:b). / ...that is, blankets, flannels, wool rugs, shawls, coloured blankets and men’s and boys’ suits, shirts, trousers, socks, ties, braces, gloves...
2. (loan) (noun) colour.
Ko ō rātou kara he whewhero he mangu (TJ 6/6/1899:2). / Their colours are red and black.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 86; Te Pihinga Textbook (Ed. 2): 162-165;)
2. (noun) request for assistance in war - either orally or materially.
Ka whiua ngā kara ki a Te Whānau-a-Apanui rāua ko Te Whakatōhea. Ka tapaina te ingoa a taua patu ko Te Whiu, mō te whiunga o ngā kara (W 1971:97). / The request for fighting assistance was placed before Te Whānau-a-Apanui and Te Whakatōhea. The name given to that weapon conveying the request for the assistance was Te Whiu.
1. (noun) basalt - a dark, fine-grained volcanic rock.
I ngā rā namata he tohunga te Māori ki te whakamahi i te kōhatu pērā i te karā, te matā, te ōnewa, te pounamu me te matā tūhua ki te auaha whao, kahurangi, patu (Te Ara 2015). / In earlier times Māori used stone, such as basalt, chert, greywacke, greenstone and obsidian to create tools, ornaments and weapons.
1. (loan) (noun) flag, banner, ensign, standard.
Ko te kara o te iwi, i tau tonu i ngā rā katoa i runga i te pōhi kara i mua o te whare o Taipari (TW 12/8/1876:3). / The flag of the tribe has hung every day on the flagstaff in front of Taipari’s residence.
(Te Māhuri Study Guide (Ed. 1): 65-70;)
1. (loan) (noun) collar, horse collar.
Ko tō Pateriki Kahikura whare: tera, hānihi, hanga kara, kei Taipō, (Taratera) (TW 3/6/1876:223). / Patrick Kahikura’s premises: saddles, harnesses, the making of collars, at Taipō, Taradale.
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1. (loan) (personal name) Sir James Carroll (1857-1926) Ngāti Kahungunu; interpreter, MP (1887-1919), served in cabinet posts, established land incorporations for Māori and was knighted in 1911.
I muri i tēnei ka haere mai ki te tāone, ki Hanatere, a Māhuta, a Tainga-kawa me ngā rangatira e 20, me te Hōnore Timi Kara kia kōrero whakariterite i ngā take kōrero anō mō taua pire... (TJ 12/4/1898:8). / After this, Mahuta, Tainga-kawa and 20 chiefs with the Honorable James Carroll went to the town of Huntly to closely discuss the implications of that bill...
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1. (loan) (noun) flagpole.
Te tūnga ake o tētahi o ngā toa rangatira a Heke, o Te Haratua me tana tira, ka topea taua pou kara i te 8 o Hūrae 1844 (TTR 1990:6). / Te Haratua, one of Heke’s commanders, and his army cut down the flag pole on July 8th, 1844.