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pito Play

1. (noun) end, extremity.

Ki te purua atu he poaka ora i tētahi pito o taua mīhini, ka puta mai he tōtiti katoa i tētahi pito (TP 10/1899:12). / If a live pig is thrust in one end of the machine, sausages all emerge at the other end.


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2. (noun) navel, tummy button, section of umbilical cord nearest the baby's body.

Ko te tūhonotanga ki te whaea, ko te rauru tēnā; ko te pito e mau nei ki te tamaiti, ka kīia tēnā ko te pito; ko waenganui ko te iho tēnā (W 1971:75). / The attachment to the mother is the 'rauru'; the end fixed to the child is called the 'pito'; and in the middle is the 'iho'.


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3. (noun) pole (North and South Poles).

He mea porotaka nui whakahara te Ao nei; ehara i te mea tino porotaka rawa, nō te mea e āhua papatahi ana ngā pito (TWMNT 5/6/1877:143). / The Earth is round, but it's not as if it's exactly round because the poles are somewhat flat.


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4. (noun) pole (of a magnet).

E rua ngā pito o tētahi autō - koia nei ngā wāhi o te autō e tino kaha ana te tō (RP 2009:411). / There are two poles of a magnet - they are the parts of the magnet with the strongest pull.


pito kōrero Play

1. (noun) comment, short article, short essay.

Hei tīmatanga atu i ēnei pito kōrero me huri atu aku whakaaro ki te āhuatanga o te take nei mō te reo Māori i roto i ngā kura (TAH 73:35). / To begin this short essay I would like to direct my thoughts to the topic of Māori language in schools.


pito whakararo Play

1. (noun) northern end.

He tangata tino whakarae a ia nō roto o Ngāti Kahungunu ki te takiwā ki Te Wairoa, i te pito whakararo o Te Matau-a-Māui, i ngā tau potapotae o te tīmatanga o te rau tau rua ngahuru (TTR 1996:193). / He was a very prominent figure among Ngāti Kahungunu in the Wairoa district, at the northern end of Hawke's Bay, around the beginning of the twentieth century.


2. (noun) bottom end.

He maimoa tērā manu i te pito whakararo o te taki (Te Ara 2015). / The bird at the bottom of the pole is a decoy (Te Ara 2015).


pito mata Play

1. (noun) potential - literally the 'uncooked portion'. The uncooked piece of kūmara that can be replanted having the potential to produce many more kūmara.

Iti noa ana, he pito mata (NP 2001:149). / Although it is just small, it is uncooked. (A whakataukī implying that the uncooked portion may sprout to produce many kūmara.)


pito whakarunga Play

1. (noun) southern end.

I heria atu ia mā runga waka ki te pito whakarunga o te awa o Yangtze ki Chungking (Chongqing) ), te takuahi o ngā nāhinara (TTR 1998:91). / He was taken by boat up the Yangtze River to Chungking (Chongqing), the headquarters of the nationalists.


2. (noun) top end, upper end.

He kākā tērā kei te pito whakarunga o te taki, nā te maimoa i ongaonga (Te Ara 2015). / There is a kākā at the top end of the pole that has been attracted by the decoy.


pito whenua Play

1. (noun) plot of land, piece of land.

Ka kōrero te pirihimana e iwa ngā tāngata e whai pānga ana ki tētahi pito whenua i Hakanui (TPH 30/5/1912:5). / The policeman said that nine people had interests in a plot of land at Hakanui.


pito raki Play

1. (noun) northern end.


Pito Raki, Te Play

1. (location) North Pole.

Ko te 90° ki te raki te ahopae o Te Pito Raki (RP 2009:157). / The North Pole has a latitude of 90° north.


Pito-one Play

1. (location) Petone - part of the city of Lower Hutt situated at the mouth of the Hutt river. The current name is a misspelling and mispronunciation of the original Māori name.

I ngā rā o te mutunga wiki haere kē ana ia ki te whakangau poaka, ki te tākaro whutupaoro rānei mō te karapu whutupaoro o Pito-one (TTR 2000:107). / In the weekends he went pig-hunting or played rugby for the Petone Rugby Football Club.


Pito Tonga, Te Play

1. (location) South Pole.

Ko te 90° ki te tonga te ahopae o Te Pito Tonga (RP 2009:157). / The South Pole has a latitude of 90° south.


kua puta a Pito Play

1. I am full.


kei waho a Pito Play

1. I am full.


pito tonga ā-rangi Play

1. (noun) south celestial pole.


Pito Whakararo o te Ao, Te Play

1. (location) North Pole.


Pito Whakarunga o te Ao, Te Play

1. (location) South Pole.

I muri mai i tērā, arā i te tau 1909, ka whakaaturia e ia ki te ao tōna hiahia ki te rere tonu mā runga i tōna kaipuke ki Te Pito Whakarunga o te Ao (TP 3/1912:6). / After that, in 1909, he revealed to the world his desire to sail on his ship to the South Pole.


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