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ārei

1. (verb) (-a,-hia,-tia) to obstruct, hinder, screen, block out, shield, prevent, forbid, prohibit, insulate.

Ko te kitea tonutia aua whakairo i ēnei rangi, kua poua he taiepa e ngā Pākehā hei ārei i te hunga tutū, kei rāwekeweketia (B 1979:39). / Those carvings can still be viewed today, but the Pākehā have erected a fence to protect them from vandals, so that they aren't interfered with.

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Synonyms: whakamanakore, whakakati, pukupuku, hīra, whakangungu, maru, whakapuru tao, whakangungu rākau, whakaruruhau, kahupeka, puapua, whakakōroiroi, kōpeka, kōpekapeka, kati, taupā, taupare, , whakapā, whakahōtaetae, ngihangiha, ārai, aukati, hōtaetae, pākati, tāiha, taipuru, mata, rīanga, takitaki, pākai, pākai riri, araarai, pātū, pekerangi, tauārai, , whakaruru, pātūtū, tūrutu, pātakitaki, pāhokahoka, pāhoka, tītopa


2. (noun) veil, curtain, blind, apron, barricade, obstacle, screen.

Tēnei, kei te oha iho ki a kui mā, ki a koro mā kua rūpeke atu ki tua o te ārei, ki te moenga tē tāhurihuri, ki te urunga tē whakaarahia (B 1979:vii). / Here I greet the elderly women and men who have gathered beyond the veil, in the sleep where there is no turning and the pillow from which there is no awakening.

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Synonyms: takitaki, tauārai, ārai, whakakōroiroi, komutu, taunahua

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