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takoha Play

1. (verb) (-tia) to gift, donate, pledge.

Nō muri i takohatia atu ai ki te whare whakairi toi, whare taonga hoki o Te Matau-a-Māui (TTR 2000:189). / It was later that it was gifted to the Hawke’s Bay Art Gallery and Museum.


2. (noun) gift, token, pledge, donation, tip (money).

Kāti, nō te taenga mai o Kuīni Irihāpeti Te Tuarua ki Rotorua i te 2 o Hānuere 1954, takahia ana e Heke te kawa, he ruarua nei ngā miniti e hauoraora ake ana tana kōrero ki te Kuīni mō te takoha roera, arā, mō te tokotoko hiriwa (TTR 2000:27). / Well, when Queen Elizabeth II arrived at Rotorua on 2 January 1954, Heke broke protocol by speaking animately to the Queen for several minutes about the royal gift of the silver cane.

See also koha


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