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whakatika

1. (verb) (-hia,-ia,-ina,-ngia,-tia) to straighten, stand up, arise.

I te atapō, ka whakatika a Tūwhakairiora ki te kōrero ki ngā matua e whakatā nei i te one (TWK 4:3). / Before dawn, Tūwhakairiora stood up to speak to the divisions of his army that were resting on the beach.

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2. (verb) (-hia,-ia,-ina,-ngia,-tia) to correct, edit, solve, fix, rectify, amend, rectify, tune.

Ka kitea e ia ngā hēnga, ka whakatikaia, ka whakahokia anō ki ngā kaitā perehi, kātahi ka mahia tikatia e rātou (TWM 13/6/1863:2). / When the mistakes are found they are corrected, returned to the printers and then they make the corrections.

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Synonyms: whakamaene


3. (verb) (-hia,-ia,-ina,-ngia,-ria) to rise up, set out (on a journey).

Ka whakatika atu a Te Whitimoa me ngā hōia Pākehā, me te rau kotahi o Te Arawa, me ngā kūpapa kotahi rau e whā tekau, ko Te Keepa te meiha o aua kūpapa (TWM 22/4/1869). / Whitmore and the Pākehā soldiers set off with one hundred Te Arawa and one hundred and forty allies led by Te Keepa who was the major of those collaborators.

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Synonyms: tīeke, riro, whakatikatika, matike, whana, maiengi, ara, hihiri, puea, whātika, totō, maiangi, maranga


4. (verb) (-hia,-ia,-ina,-ngia) to prepare.

I te mutunga o te kai, ka whakatika ngā hunga nei ki te haere (TWK 28:23). / When the meal ended, these people prepared to go.

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Synonyms: tītakataka, takataka, whakaute, raweke, whakareri, rahurahu, whakatau, whakatikatika, whakatakatū, takatū, whakatakataka, pātā, whakapai, whakataka, rāwekeweke


5. (modifier) correcting, straightening out.

Tāpiri atu ki tēnā ko te mahi whakatika ake hoki i te taha parukore (TTR 1998:41). / In addition to that was the work of correcting the sanitation.

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6. (noun) solution, correction.


7. (noun) preparation.

Ka nui kē nei te pai o tana whakatika i a ia mō tēnei mahi uaua (TTR 2000:101). / His preparation of himself for this difficult task was excellent.

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Synonyms: whakatakataka, whakapai, whakareri, whakatikatika, whakatakanga, whakatakatū

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