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whakamarumaru

1. (verb) (-hia,-ngia,-tia) to shade, shelter, protect.

Nā Whakatau i whakamarumaru ngā umanga a Ngāi Tahu i te takiwā ki Kaikōura (TTR 1994:38). / Whakatau protected Ngāi Tahu interests in the Kaikōura district.

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Synonyms: maru, marumaru, taumarumaru, araarai, parahau, rauhī, whakaruruhau, tiaki, manaaki, , whakaruru, whakahaumaru, taumaru, whakahau, whakangungu, whakamaru, pare, whakamauru, piringa, tāwharau, tīhokahoka, whakamaurutanga, ruruhau, pātakitaki, pāruru, tūrutu, pātūtū


2. (modifier) sheltering, shading.

Ka kite i te poporo whakamarumaru o Uenuku, ka kainga e rāua (M 2004:28). / When they saw Uenuku's shading breadfruit tree, they ate the fruit.

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Synonyms: kauruku, tāwharau, ruruhau, whakawhare, whakaruru, tīhoka


3. (noun) shade, shelter, protector.

Ka nohonoho haere mātou i raro i ngā whakamarumaru kia kore ai ō mātou māhunga e paoa e te rā (HM 2/2009:10). / We sat about under the shade so that our heads would not be pounded by the sun.

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Synonyms: parepare, whakaruruhau, kaiwhakamarumaru, ruruhau, whakaruru

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