1. (modifier) first, elder.
Te naomanga atu o te tama mātāmua ki te paihere rākau, whakauaua noa, ko tōna tangata mārōrō taua korokē, whakauaua noa, tē whati (TMT 15/4/1861:14). / The eldest son grabbed the bundle of sticks and tried strenuously again and again - that fellow was very strong - but be could not succeed in breaking them.
4. (noun) high card (cards), highest card - a poker hand made of any five cards, where the only thing of any potential meaning in the hand is the highest card.