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Flashcards in Kupu Hou - Pepa Tuatoru Deck (141):
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Māturu
-hia

To trickle, drip

2

Hinu

Fat, grease, dripping, oil, petrol

3

Ūkui
-a

To wipe, erase, sweep away

4

Rangahau
-a, tia

To seek, search out, pursue, research, investigate

5

Āta

Gently, slowly, carefully, clearly, deliberately, openly, thoroughly, intently, cautiously

6

Ketuketu
-a, ngia, tia

To scratch around, delve into

7

Tohunga

Be expert, proficient, priest, healer

8

Sail (of a canoe)

9

Ama

Outrigger (of a canoe)

10

Tārai
-a, tia

To sculpt, carve

11

Reo irirangi

Radio

12

Karapoti

Surroundings

13

Whāki
-a, na

To reveal, disclose, confess, dob in, nark, admit

14

Taumāhekeheke o te Ao

Olympics

15

Pūkenga

Skilled, skill, expertise, expert, specialist

16

Pūrotu

Pleasant, beautiful, handsome

17

Whakatatū
-ria, tia

To decide, settle, agree, agreement

18

Haunga

Be stinky, smelly, putrid, reeking, stale

19

Angiangi

Be thin (not of people's physique)

20

Kikī

Be tight, crowded, full

21

Koi

Sharp, pointed

22

Koropuku

Convex, rounded (like upside down bowl)

23

Māheniheni

Smooth

24

Mārō

Hard, stiff, solid

25

Maroke

Dry

26

Mātotoru

Thick

27

Pāhekeheke

Slippery, unstable

28

Papatahi

Flat

29

Pārū

Be dull

30

Pīata

Shiny, bright, glossy

31

Pikopiko

Windy, curvy, bent

32

Poto

Short

33

Pukupuku

Lumpy

34

Tangatanga

Loose

35

Tapawhā

Square

36

Taratara

Rough, prickly, coarse

37

Tāroaroa

Tall

38

Tōtika

Straight, correct, right

39

Waipawa

Be brittle

40

Wete

Untie, unravel, release, set free, detach, disconnect

41

Whāiti

Narrow

42

Whānui

Wide, broad

43

Whāruarua

Concave (like a bowl)

44

Whīwhiwhi

Tangled, entwined

45

Porowhita

Circle, round

46

Rino

Steel, iron, metal

47

Parahitiki / kirihou

Plastic

48

Āneanewa

Wobbling about

49

Reti
-a, hia, tia

Slide down, to slide

50

Ārai
-a, hia, tia

To obstruct, shield, prevent, screen, hinder, block out, barrier, screen

51

Tauaro

Opposite, facing towards one another, antonym

52

Instead, already, actually

53

Parata

Taniwha living in the ocean and swallows vessels

54

Kaumingomingo

Mixed up

55

Whana
-ia

Kick (backwards)

56

Whanaunga

Relative, cousin

57

Whakarākai
-ngia, tia

To adorn, decorate, embellish

58

Ringi
-a, hia, tia

To pour out

59

Tapa

Edge, rim

60

Tūturi

To kneel, bend the knees

61

Motuhake
-tia

To separate, set aside, stand alone, independent

62

Horopaki
-na

Context, to surround

63

Pānga

Effects, association, connections with

64

Pūrakau

Myth, ancient legend, story

65

Tea

Clear, white, transparent

66

Whakahīhī
-tia

To be proud, to ridicule/mock, pride, vanity, arrogance

67

Whanonga

Behaviour, conduct

68

Hūmārie

Be humble, pleasant, gentle, peaceful, nice

69

Makawe

Hair (only used in plural form)

70

Ohorere
-tia

To start suddenly, be sudden, startled, shocked

71

Waiaro

Attitude

72

Matapiko

Stingy, mean, tight arse

73

Hina

To be grey-haired, grey, pale in colour

74

Marae

Generous, hospitable

75

Tūpuhi

Be thin, lean, skinny

76

Mātau

Be clever, knowledgable

77

Kūare

Be ignorant, unaware, naive, illiterate

78

Wahangū

Be dumb, quiet, not talkative, silent, reserved

79

Ngutungutu

Talkative, to gossip, dispute, squabble

80

Raupā

Be calloused, cracked, chapped (skin)

81

Māhaki

Humility, modesty, humbleness

82

Ngoikore

Weak, feeble

83

Tipua / tupua

Goblin, demon, strange being

84

Nēhi

Nurse

85

Mangō

Shark

86

Pupuhi
-pūhia

To blow, shoot, fire (a gun)

87

Tatari
-tāria

To wait for, await

88

Koinei

This is, this was, these are

89

Koinā / koirā

It is that, that is

90

Whakahoki

Reply, response

91

Pono

Truth, be true, honest, sincere

92

Hēremana

Sailor

93

Kuki

Chef, cook

94

Minita

Minister

95

Rōia

Lawyer

96

Pūremu / moe tahae

Adultery

97

Mania

Slippery

98

Whakawhirinaki
-tia

To lean against something, depend on, rely on, trust, dependence

99

Arahanga

Bridge

100

Paurewa

Tower
Eg. Paurewa karaka

101

Pito

End

102

Whakaae
-hia, ngia, tia

To agree, consent, accept

103

Huarahi / huanui

Road, highway, street

104

Tiriti

Street

105

Takahanga waewae

Footstep

106

Ararewa

Elevator

107

Tōnui

Be prosperous, successful, thriving

108

Whakapoapoa

To entice, attract, tempt

109

Hunahuna
-ia

To hide, conceal

110

Hemanga

Empty space, void

111

Whakatīkai
-tia

To show disrespect, insult, put down

112

Tauwehe
-a

To separate, remove, divide

113

Whakatau

To decide

114

Kohimu
-tia

To whisper, gossip

115

Hautū

To steer, navigate

116


-ia

Drag, pull

117

Uhi
-ūhia, a, ngia

To cover, spread over

118

Rumaki
-na

To immerse, drown

119

Pūkoro

Pocket

120

Noa iho

Only, just, merely, quite (often has sense of treating things or activities it modifies as being of little importance)
Eg. Ko au noa iho

121

Anake

Only, none but, alone, no one else (names all the entities referred to)
Eg. Ko au anake kei te ora

122

Pae maunga

Mountain range

123

Ngahare

Forest, bush

124

Hotuhotu

Sob

125

Whakahē
-ngia, tia

To disagree, contradict, object to

126

Uawhatu

Hail

127

Waipuke

Flood

128

Paki

Fine weather
Eg. He paki te rā

129

Kōpatapata

Light rain

130

Whaitiri / whatitiri

Thunder

131

Hau pūkeri

Strong wind

132

Kōruki

Overcast

133

Marangai

Bad weather

134

Hukapapa

Frost

135

Hiko / uira

To flash

136

Kohu

Mist

137

Āwhiowhio

Twister

138

Āwhā, tūpuhi

Storm

139

Paku kōrero

Mention
E.g. Kāore au i paku kōrero mō Hata!

140

Angitu

Successful, fortunate

141

Whakaputa mōhio

Know it all, smart-Alec