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takimano Play

1. (noun) thousands.

Ka rekareka tonu taku ngākau ki ngā mana ririki i Pōhatu-whakapiri, kia haramai te takitini, kia haramai te takimano, kia paretaitokotia ki Tūranga! (TWK 19:34). / My heart is delighted with the common people peoples of Pōhatu-whakapiri, who have come in their multitudes, who have come in their thousands and alighted at Gisborne!

2. (modifier) thousands.

Haere rā, e koro, haere! Haere i te ara takitini, i te ara takimano, i te ara karere kore ki muri! (JPS 1922:80). / Farewell, Sir, farewell! Depart along the path trodden by the myriads, trodden by the thousands, the path which sends no messenger to the rear!

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Te Aka Māori-English, English-Māori Dictionary and Index by John C Moorfield. This dictionary comprises a selection of modern and everyday language that will be extremely useful for learners of the Māori language.

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