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tūrāhui Play

1. (verb) (-tia) to put in place a temporary ritual prohibition, closed season, ban, reserve.

Kua tūrāhuitia te wai (JPS 1904:84). / The stream has been placed under temporary ritual prohibition.

See also rāhui

Synonyms: whakakati, whakatapu, rāhui

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