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pehu

1. (noun) dart, spear, cursor (computer).

Ka kitea te pehu i te mata rorohiko. / A cursor is seen on the computer screen.

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pehu

1. (verb) to explode, make a loud noise.

Ka pehu te puia, ka rangona i tawhiti rā anō! (PK 2008:622). / When the volcano explodes it is heard a long way away!

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pehu

1. (verb) (-a,-ngia) to mash, crush, pound.

He momo uku te taioma, ka tahuna, ka pehua, ka konatua ki te hinu kia puta te momo hinu tā, kīia ai ko taioma (Te Ara 2012). / Taioma is a type of clay which was burnt, pulverised and mixed with oil as a type of paint and then was also called 'taioma'.

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2. (noun) grinder.

I tēnei wā kei te whare taonga o Taranaki ki te tonga ngā pehu witi nei (Te Ara 2017). / Now these millstones are held in the South Taranaki museum.

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