tarau poto Play
1. (noun) short trousers, shorts.
Ki te haere au ki te tāone he tarau poto, kāore he tōkena, ka kite tonu au i ngā tāngata e tiro mākutu ana ki te nawe o taku waewae, ka whakamā au (HP 1991:21). / If I went to town in shorts and no soxs, I saw people staring at the scar on my leg and I was embarrassed.
tarau peretihi Play
1. (loan) (noun) pleated jodhpurs, pleated trousers.
He tarau peretihi – huruhuru – haere hōiho nei, 30 pea. He mea whakatāwakawaka (TWM 3/10/1863:4). / Pleated jodhpurs – velvety – for horse riding, 30 pairs and striped.
tarau tāngari Play
1. (loan) (noun) jeans, dungaree trousers, denim trousers.
E tatū noa tōna ngākau i te tarau tāngari, i te rīhi taewa, i te whare raupō (TP 1/1904:3). / He is happy with dungaree trousers, a dish of potatoes and a raupō house.
tarau roto Play
1. (loan) (noun) underpants, briefs, panties, knickers.
Pare: Ai. I wareware katoa au ki te kuhu tarau roto. Rangi: Aua atu rā. Ko wai ka mōhio? (HKK 1999:164). / Pare: Oh dear. I completely forgot to put on knickers. Rangi: Never mind. Who will know?