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karu Play

1. (noun) spongy matter around the seeds of a gourd.


karu Play

1. (noun) eye.

E ai ki ngā kōrero i whakapurua e Te Whānau-a-Apanui ngā karu o te papa angaanga o tana matua, o Te Pori-o-te-rangi, ki te harare pūwhero (TTR 1990:276). / It is said that Te Whānau-a-Apanui plugged up the eye sockets of the skull of her father, Te Pori-o-te-rangi, with red sealing wax.


karu whakatata Play

1. (noun) binoculars, telescope.


karu māhanga Play

1. (noun) snare, trap, noose.


karu whārahi Play

1. (noun) microscope.

He rauropi tino ririki te moroiti, kāore e kitea e te karu tangata, mā te karu whārahi kē e kitea ai (RP 2009:292). / A micro-organism is an extremely small organism that cannot be seen by the naked eye, but is visible under a microscope (RP 2009:292).


karu hāpuku Play

1. (noun) a weaving pattern (for baskets and mats).


karu ika Play

1. (noun) fish eye lens.

Ko te karu ika tētahi atu momo arotahi, he tino whārahi. Arā, he tino tawhiti mai i tētahi pito o te whakaahua ki tētahi, ā, ka hakoko te whakaahua (RTA 2014:81). / The fish eye is another type of lens that is very wide. That is, it is a great distance from one end of the image to the other and the image is curved.


karu whakarahi Play

1. (noun) microscope.

He mōkitokito te huakita, mā te karu whakarahi anake e kitea ai (RP 2009:204). / Bacteria are minute and can only be seen through a microscope.


karu whātata Play

1. (noun) telescope.


karu tororunga Play

1. (noun) periscope.


karu kakapo Play

1. (noun) stroboscope.


karu hōmiromiro Play

1. (noun) someone with sharp eyesight, 'eagle-eye'.

He karu hōmiromiro taua wahine, kāore ōna mōwhiti. / That woman is someone with sharp eyesight, and she doesn't have glasses.


karu rewha Play

1. (adjective) be cross-eyed.

He karu rewha tētahi o ā rāua tamariki. / One of their children is cross-eyed.


Karu Whā, Te Play

1. (personal name) Henry Williams.

I te tau 1840, i te marama o Hānuere, ka haere rāua ko Te Korohiko ki Pēwhairangi i te taha o Te Karu Whā, o te Rōpū Hāhi Mihinare, ki ngā hui whakawhitiwhiti kōrero mō te Tiriti o Waitangi (TTR 1990:187). / In January 1840, he and Te Korohiko travelled to the Bay of Islands with Henry Williams of the Church Missionary Society to the gathering discussing the Treaty of Waitangi.


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