Historical loan words
to divide into two parts, partition.
Meana e tararuatia ana e koe tēnei wāhanga o te rūma, ka whiwhi rūma moe anō koe (Ng 1993:325). / If you partition off this part of the room, you could make another bedroom (Ng 1993:325).
two peaks, twin peaks.
Ko ngā tararua o Hikurangi, ko Kaikōrea me Te Tihi o Taikehu. / The two peaks of Hikurangi are Kaikōrea and Te Tihi o Taikehu.
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