2. (noun) student, pupil, apprentice, pattern, example, model, design, draft, sample, specimen, template, skilled person, cadet.
3. (noun) precedent.
Kāti, ko ngā mahi e mahia nei he mea whakahaere i runga i ngā tauira kua takoto noa mai i mua, me te whakaarotanga iho he tauira ko te mahi a Te Whiti rāua ko Tohu (TPH 8/6/1903:4). / Well, the tasks that were done were proceeded with according to the precedents that have been set out in the past, and with consideration of the precedents in the work of Te Whiti and Tohu.