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whanake Play

1. (verb) to move onwards, move upwards.

Whanake tahi ana a Rātana rāua ko Tirikātene ki Pōneke (TTR 1998:114). / Rātana and Tirikātene went together to Wellington.


2. (verb) to grow.

E whanake ana te rākau nei (W 1971:487). / This tree is growing.


3. (verb) to spring up, develop.

Nō ngā tau o te 1960 ka whanake mai ngā rōpū mautohe (Te Ara 2014). / Protest movements developed from the 1960s.


4. (verb) to rise.

Ka haere a Tū-rāhui ki waho whakahāereere ai i te tamaiti; kātahi ka titiro atu ki te rā e whanake ana i te huapae o Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa (JPS 1913:176). / Tū-rāhui went outside to stroll about with the child. Then he looked at the sun rising on the horizon of the Pacific Ocean.


5. (noun) cabbage tree, Cordyline australis - a palm-like tree with strong, long, narrow leaves; the young inner leaves are eaten both raw and cooked. This variety is found throughout the country in a variety of habitats. The young tree has long narrow leaves which arise from a single trunk. As it matures the trunk becomes bare and branches out.

Pēnā tonu te rere a te kererū i te wā e mau ana tēnā kākano, ā, tata noa ki te horonga o tērā kākano, o te whanake (JPS 1895:132). / The flight of the New Zealand pigeon is like that during the time that the fruit lasts and until just before the seeds of the cabbage tree falls.


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