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rae Play

1. (noun) forehead, temple.

He kūao tāriona, kotahi tau, he O te parani i te kūhā mauī, he tiwha te rae (TW 1/8/1875:133). / A young stallion, one year old with the brand O on the left thigh and the forehead is black.


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2. (noun) headland, promontory.

Ka tae ki te rae i Tapeka, i Kororāreka, ka kitea iho e Tara, he rangatira nō Ngāti Hine (M 2004:358). / When he reached the headland at Tapeka, at Kororareka, he was seen by Tara, a chief of Ngāti Hine.


rae ki te rae Play

1. face to face.


rae pakari Play

1. (adjective) be dogged, determined, strongminded, resolute, tenacious.

He rite rāua ko Wī Pere, he mātauranga Māori, he rae pakari, he pukutohetohe (HKW 1/2/1901:11). / He and Wī Pere are similar, having Māori knowledge, they are resolute and persistent.


karaehi rae Play

1. (loan) (noun) ryegrass - Eurasian grass which is a valuable fodder and lawn grass.


puku te rae Play

1. angry, annoyed, livid with rage - an idiom to express anger.

Kia tūpato, kei puku te rae o tō pāpara. / Be careful or your uncle will get angry.
Kua puku te rae o tērā rā i te mea ko ia anake te mea kāore i pōhiritia kia haere ki te hui. / That one is really angry because she was the only one not invited to go to the meeting.

See also puku o [te] rae


kōruru te rae Play

1. (verb) to frown  - indicating disapproval, etc.

Ka kōruru te rae o tana whaea i tana kitenga i te mahi haututū a te tamaiti kōroiroi. / Her mother frown disapprovingly when she saw the mischievous deeds of the disobedient child.


te rae anake Play

1. with nothing, empty-handed - an idiom used for going empty-handed to friends or to a marae, etc.

Kāore e pai kia haere ki tētahi marae ko te rae anake. Me hari he kōparepare. / It's not good to go to a marae empty-handed. A gift should be taken.
Aroha ana ngā tūwaewae nei i te haerenga mai ko te rae anake. / I feel sorry for these guests that have arrived with absolutely nothing.


puku o [te] rae Play

1. angry, annoyed, livid with rage - an idiom to express anger.

Ka pahū mai ā rāua tautohetohe, me te puku o te rae o Tānara. / Their arguing erupted and Donald was livid with rage.
Kāti noa te puku o tō rae, ka tere kuia koe (HKK 1999:90). / Just stop being angry or it will age you.

See also puku te rae


tuhia ki tō rae Play

1. don't ever forget it, don't forget them - an idiom.


Rae o Karaka, Te Play

1. (location) Cape Campbell (northern South Island).


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