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piringa

1. (noun) shelter, hiding place, haven, refuge.

Hei piringa anō hoki te koraha mō te tangata pai e tūkinotia ana (KO 15/12/1883:18). / The open country is also a refuge for the good person who is being abused.

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Synonyms: ruruhau, tuohunga, whakamaurutanga, punanga, whakamaru, taumaru, pātakitaki, pāruru, tūrutu, pātūtū, whakaruru, taumarumaru, whakamauru, whakamarumaru, whakaruruhau, maru, tāwharau, tīhokahoka, whakahau


2. (noun) connection, link, association, relationship.

Nā runga i tōna hononga ki a Te Taoū i roa ai tana piringa ki Ōrākei (TTR 1996:174). / She had a long association with Orakei through her connection with Te Taoū.

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Synonyms: hono, hononga, tūhonotanga, whaitake, taukaea, tauhere, pāhekoheko, whakanohonoho, whanaungatanga, whakapiringa, taunekeneke

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