Found 88 matches
Found 88 matches
2. (noun) breath.
1. (particle) A suffix used to make verbs into nouns sometimes called derived nouns. Commonly used with verbs that do not take a direct object and take the passive ending -a and -na, statives and adjectives. These nouns usually mean the place or the time of the verb's action.
Kei konei tō moenga. / Your bed is here.
(Te Pihinga Textbook (Ed. 2): 88-89, 123-124;)
2. (particle) A passive ending used with only a few verbs ending in -ai.
Kainga ā kōrua kai, e hine mā. / Eat your food, girls.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 65-67, 84-85;)
[ngā] piki me [ngā] heke Play
1. ups and downs, come what may, triumphs and setbacks, successes and failures.
Ahakoa pā iho te aha ki a Rēweti, pā iho anō hoki ki a Keita, arā, te pāpouri, te harakoakoa, tae atu ki ngā piki me ngā heke o ōna rā (TTR 1996:69). / No matter what affected Rēweti, it also affected Keita, that is the sorrows and joys, and the triumphs and setbacks.
Ngā Pātari Play
1. (personal noun) Magellanic Clouds - two diffuse luminous patches in the southern sky, now known to be small irregular galaxies that are closest to our own.
I tētahi pō ka titiro ia ki te pō tū i waho i Te Omanga e tāruru ana, ki Te Ika-o-te-rangi me Ngā Pātari, ki te tae pūkohu tataiore e taipua ana i ngā maunga (JPS 1911:17). / One night he looked at the clouds beyond Te Omanga, resting close and compact, at the Milky Way and the Magellanic Clouds, at the flakes of mist running together and settling in masses on the mountains.
See also Whakaruruhau, Te
ngā ... rā Play
1. (particle) those (away from the speaker and listener) - alternative form of ērā.
Nō te Pirimia ngā motokā rā. / Those cars over there belong to the Prime Minister.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 44;)
Ngā Rauru Play
1. (personal noun) tribal group of the Waitōtara-Whanganui area.
Ko ngā kupu o te waiata, ko ngā whakamārama hoki he mea kohikohi mai e ia i ngā iwi o te rohe o Taranaki, i a Ngā Rauru, i a Ngāti Ruanui (M 2006:418). / He collected the words of the song and the explanations from the tribes of the Taranaki district, from the Ngā Rauru and Ngāti Ruanui tribes.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 89;)
2. (noun) ringing noise in the ears, tinnitus, tingle.