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1. (modifier) poor, destitute, without property - sometimes written as rawa-kore and rawa kore.

Na, ko tua atu ko te itinga o te whenua ko Patakonia, ko taua wāhi he whenua māeke, noho rawakore ana te iwi; ko tā rātou kai he ika, ko ngā kākahu he peha kekeno, he peha kurī (TWMNT 27/8/1873:102). / Now, beyond that in the less important part of the country is Patagonia, which is a cold land, where the people are poor, their food is fish and the clothes are of seal skins and dog hide.


2. (noun) poor, destitute, underprivileged.

Ko Rotaera (tētahi tino tangata whai moni kei te ao nei) ko ngā moni e £8,000 i riro mai i a ia te winitanga o tōna hōiho i te Reihi i Pārihi kua tuwhaina e ia aua moni mā ngā rawakore (TJ 28/6/1898:2). / Rothschild (one of the richest men in the world) who received £8,000 when his horse won the race in Paris, has distributed that money for the poor.


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