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muna Play

1. (verb) (-ia) to talk privately.

Kua muna ia ki tana hoa piripono, he mōhio nōna kāore tana hoa e harihari i aua kōrero ki tētahi atu (PK 2008:483). / She spoke privately to her close friend because she knew that her friend would not tell anybody else.


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2. (stative) be confidential, anonymous, secretly.

Ko te mate kē e huna ana, e muna ana, e whakamokeke ana te āhua o te whakatū (Kāretu 2009:10). / The problem was that it was being held in secret and covertly.


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3. (noun) secret, confidentiality, secrecy.

I whakatenetene tonu nei te kaiwhakaako o Pine a Rotohiko Haupapa, he whao waruwaru noa nei tāna, ki te whāki atu i ngā muna whakairo a Te Arawa ki ngā kaiako o Ngāti Porou (TTR 1998:186). / Pine's teacher, Rotohiko Haupapa, was using only the paring chisel, and was reluctant to reveal the secrets of Te Arawa carving skills to the students from Ngāti Porou.

See also kōrero muna


muna Play

1. (noun) ringworm - fungus infections of the skin causing circular inflamed patches.

He muna te mate o tērā ngeru. / That cat over there has ringworm.


whakapuakanga muna Play

1. (noun) declaration of secrecy.

Whakaotia mai te Whakapuakanga Muna nā te Kaiwhakahaere Pōti i hoatu ki a koe (RT 2013:45). / Please complete the Declaration of Secrecy that the Electoral Officer gave you.


kōrero muna Play

1. secret information, confidential information.

Nāwai rā kua whai taringa kē a Pēneti ki ngā kōrero muna e pā ana ki ngā mahi tōrangapū o Mareia (TTR 2000:20). / After a time Bennett was made the recipient of confidential information concerning the political activities of Malaya.


kupu muna Play

1. (noun) password.


tohu muna Play

1. (noun) code - a system of words, letters, figures, or symbols for secrecy.


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