1. (verb) to be excited, angry, fanatical, impassioned, passionate, ardent, fervent - sometimes written as two words, i.e. manawa wera.
2. (noun) anger, excitement, volatile nature.
Hai tohu mō te manawawera o Te Pairi, tapaina ana ia e tōna whanaunga tata, e Mita Taupopoki ki te ingoa karanga 'Te Pairi Tarapekepeke' (TTR 1996:219). / To convey Te Pairi's volatile nature, his close relative, Mita Taupopoki, gave him the nickname Te Pairi Tarapekepeke (Te Pairi the leaper).
3. (noun) type of haka with no set movements performed especially at tangihanga, unveilings and after speeches.
(Te Kōhure Textbook (Ed. 2): 69;)
1. angry, annoyed, livid with rage - an idiom to express anger.
1. (stative) be grumpy, bad-tempered, angry, volatile, cantankerous, irritable, crabby.
E mea ana a Te Hokena ko te Merenīhia he potopoto, he mangu, he māhunga mingimingi, he pukukino, he kūare, tēnā ko ngā Māori e noho tahi ana rātou he roroa, he ngāwari, he takahoahoa, he kiri mā - ko ētahi rite tonu ki te Pākehā te mā (TP 1/1909:4). / Mr Hogan reports that the Melanesians are shortish, black, have curly hair, are volatile and uneducated, whereas the Māori that they are living with are tall, gentle, friendly and fair-skinned - some are as white as the Pākehā.
2. (modifier) angry, irate, livid.
I kai ai i ō mātou hoariri, hei ngaki i te mauāhara a te ngākau pukuriri, ehara i te mate kai i kainga ai te tangata, engari he kai i te hoariri, kia ngata ai te ngākau kino ki a ia (JPS 1896:4). / We ate our enemies to satisfy the hatred of the angry heart, not through hunger after man's flesh, but enemies were eaten to assuage the bitter feelings towards them.
3. (noun) anger, wrath, hostility, enmity.
Ka tīmata te pupuhi ko te matenga tonutanga tēnei o te Rūhia, i te ohorere o te kōkiri a Toko, i te kaha, i te pukuriri, kua pōrahurahu noa iho te Rūhia (TP 6/1905:6). / When the bombardment began this was the downfall of the Russians and because of the suddenness, strength and ferociousness of Togo's attack, the Russians were quite confounded.
1. angry, annoyed, livid with rage - an idiom to express anger.
Kia tūpato, kei puku te rae o tō pāpara. / Be careful or your uncle will get angry.
Kua puku te rae o tērā rā i te mea ko ia anake te mea kāore i pōhiritia kia haere ki te hui. / That one is really angry because she was the only one not invited to go to the meeting.
See also puku o [te] rae
1. (verb) (rīria) to scold, tell off, be angry, annoyed, enraged, furious, incensed, indignant, infuriated, irate, outraged, riled.
2. (noun) anger, fight, quarrel, rage, wrath, battle.
Kāti te riri, whakarērea hoki te ārita; kei mamae koe, kei tākina kia mahi i te kino (PT Ngā Waiata 37:8). / Do not be angry, and forsake wrath; lest you be hurt or led into evil deeds.
3. (noun) ferocity, violence, aggression.
Nō te mutunga o te riri o te puia ka ngaro ngā kōtiro tokorua rā, tētahi Pākehā nō Ākarana, me Hōhepa Wōpereki, kua oti te momi e te roto (TP 9/1903:10). / When the ferocity of the eruption ended those two girls, a Pākehā from Auckland and Joseph Warbrick were missing having been completely swallowed up by the lake.
2. (modifier) indignant, outraged, incensed, angry, irate, vexed.
3. (noun) anger, indignation, outrage.
Kua nui rawa tōna whakatakariri mō ōna mate i a koutou, arā mō te nui o ana tāngata i mate me te nui o ana moni i whakapaua i runga i te pukutohe me te kaha o ngā tāngata o Karahi ki te riri (TWMNT 6/4/1875:74). / He is mightily enraged for the problems you have caused him, that is for so many lives and so much money that it has cost him because of the obstinacy of the Calesians' defence.
1. (stative) be angry, annoyed, antagonized, enraged, furious, incensed, indignant, infuriated, irate, outraged, riled.
2. (modifier) rash, brisk.
Nā te tangata hīkaka, nā te ngākau tangatanga, nā te manawaroa, ka eke a Pātiti ki ngā taumata o te kaiārahi i te puku o Te Ika-a-Māui (TTR 1996:203). / Rash, venturesome, energetic and possessed of great stamina, Pātiti reached the pinnacle of tourist guiding in the central North Island.
4. (noun) anger, resentment.
I tōna taenga mai, ka whakatarea e rātau te haki o Ingarangi ki Tūranga. E whakapakari ana ki ngā Hauhau! Ka kawea ake e Hirini te hīkaka, nōna kē hoki te mana o te whenua, anā, kāore he kupu ki a ia i mua i te tarenga o te haki (TTR 1990:206). / On his arrival they raised a British ensign at Gisborne, in defiance of the Hauhau! Hirini was angered by this as he owned the land, and he had not been consulted before the flag had been raised.
1. (verb) to be angry, annoyed, vexed, irritated, irate.
Ki te pīrangi koe koinei hei reo mōu, tēnā kia tika mai i a koe, ka whakarongo ki te hunga matatau me tā rātou kī mai, 'Me pēnei kē, me pērā kē' rānei, engari kaua e amowheke, e hūneinei noa! (HM 3/1998). / If you want this to be a language for you, then do it properly and listen to the people who are fluent when they say, 'Do it this way, or that way', but do not be annoyed or angry.
2. (noun) anger, vexation, resentment, bitterness, rancour.
Mau tonu te hūneinei o rātau ko tōna reanga rangatira ki ngā mahi tūkino a te kāwanatanga i te murunga i ō rātau whenua i te tekau tau atu i 1860 (TTR 1998:146). / He and his generation of leaders remained incensed at the injustice of government land confiscations in the 1860s.
1. become angry, raise the heckles, get one's dander up, lose one's cool - an idiom.
I te wā i puta ai ngā kōrero mō te whakamātautau, ka tū ko ngā ihu o ētahi, ka tū ko ngā pihi o ētahi atu, ā , tata tonu ētahi ka pōkai anō i ō rātou tueke, ka takahi i te huarahi (HM 4/1996:3). / At the time that the discussions about the test were raised, some put their noses in the air, others became angry and some were on the verge of packing their bags and heading for the road.
2. (noun) proud person.
Kātahi ia ka mea ki ngā minita o te Rōpū Hāhi Mihinare, wareware kore tana whakataurangi ki te kāwana. 'Ka pau i a au te kaha ki te whakamutu i ngā mahi pokanoa a te karatete nei.' (TTR 1990:66). / Then he told the ministers of the Church Missionary Society that he would never forget his promise to the Governor. 'I am determined to stop the unauthorised activities of that proud fellow.'
1. (verb) to be angry, violent, pugnacious, aggressive, belligerent, bellicose, antagonistic.
3. (noun) anger, violence, pugnaciousness, aggression, belligerence, antagonism.