1. (verb) to join, lengthen by addition, reserve, lay aside, invest (finance).
I te tau 1821 ka haumi atu a Pōmare ki a Hongi me ērā atu ngārahu o Pēwhairangi e kawe riri ana ki Tāmaki (TTR 1990:115). / In the 1821 Pomare joined Hongi Hika and other Bay of Island leaders attacking Tāmaki.
2. (modifier) in alliance.
Kua roa kē a Ngāti Toa e noho haumi ana ki ngā iwi o Taranaki ki te raki. Nō aua iwi te rohe e kāpīpiti ana ki te ripa tonga o Ngāti Maniapoto (TTR 1990:297). / Ngāti Toa had long-standing alliances with the tribes of northern Taranaki. Those tribes were adjacent to the southern boundary of Ngāti Maniapoto.
3. (modifier) investment (finance).
Pēhea nei te rahi o te huamoni i riro i a Waiora mō tana moni haumi? (TRP 2010:125). / What is the amount of interest that Waiora obtained for his invested money?
4. (noun) extension, piece of wood used to lengthen a canoe, bow-piece.
Ka mutu tā rātou tangi, ka rūnangatia anō e rātou kia haere ki te tārai haumi mō tō rātou waka (TWMNT 11/9/1872:113). / When they had finished weeping, the consensus was that they should go and fashion an extension for their canoe.
Honoa te haumi, aukaha rawa i ngā rauawa, whakaū rawa he herepuru anō mō ngā rauawa, he raupō hoki mō te wai kei uru ki roto (TWMNT 17/11/1874:285). / Add the canoe extension, lash the top boards, reinforce the caulking for the top boards and also with raupō least water leaks in.
5. (noun) ally.
E kore rānei koe e mahi tahi hei haumi i taku mahi e mahi nei mō taua whenua? (TW 30/9/1876:357) / Will you not work collaboratively as an ally in the efforts I am making for that land?
6. (noun) confederacy, alliance.
E mea ana a Hongi, he haumi tēnei ki a ia (W 1971:40). / Hongi said that this was an alliance with him.