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whakamanioro

1. (verb) (-tia) to insult, abuse, treat with contempt.

I te ngahurutanga tuatoru o te rau tau 1800–1899, ka tupu tētahi pakanga i waenga i a Ngāi Tahu tonu, nō te mea i whakamaniorotia a Tama-i-hara-nui (TTR 1990:146). / In the third decade of the nineteenth century a war developed among Ngāi Tahu because Tama-i-hara-nui was insulted.

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Synonyms: maukino, kangakanga, whakamania, whakakino, tunuhuruhuru, takahanga, takahi, tūkino, whakakinokino, takakino


2. (noun) abuse, abusiveness, insult, affront.

I tētehi o ngā hui, ka whakawhiua rāua ki te haka ngutu momoho, me te mutunga mai o te whakamanioro i te tangata, arā, ka whakapohane mai ngā wāhine ki a rāua (TTR 1996:214). / At one hui they were subjected to abusive haka, and the ultimate gesture of contempt, that is the women did the whakapohane to them.

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