Entries from Williams 1971 in Pollex-Online

Williams, H. W. (1971). A Dictionary of the Maori Language. Wellington, Government Printer.

Language Item Description
New Zealand Maori Taitama Young man
New Zealand Maori Toha/toha Spread abroad (vt); disperse, scatter (vi)
New Zealand Maori Wawaa Scattered, separated, distributed
New Zealand Maori Mama Perform certain rites with the object of nullifying a hostile spell or of removing tapu Problematic
New Zealand Maori Maaroo Fathom, measured with the arms extended
New Zealand Maori Raakau Wood, timber; stick, spar, mast; weapon; wooden
New Zealand Maori Toro-na Stretch forth, extend; thrust or impel endways
New Zealand Maori Taa, taia Net (vt)
New Zealand Maori Taa/nga The operation of netting or weaving
New Zealand Maori Hiainu Thirst
New Zealand Maori Wheinu Thirsty, thirst
New Zealand Maori Tauhoa Befriend
New Zealand Maori Aa And, and then
New Zealand Maori Aa As far as, until
New Zealand Maori Whaka/aroaro Ponder over, consider
New Zealand Maori I te /aroaro/ o In the presence of, before
New Zealand Maori Tautahi Odd one; single child (i.e. one at a birth); (sometimes) only child...
New Zealand Maori Ngutu Mouth, entrance. "In the entrance of a *paa*, the *ngutu* were the two side passages leading from the main outer entrance into the *paa* itself."
New Zealand Maori Puuniu Fern spp. (Todea superba, Polystichum vestitum)
New Zealand Maori Waere/nga Clearing for cultivation
New Zealand Maori Waahanga Part, portion
New Zealand Maori Wero Spine of a sting-ray
New Zealand Maori Kauamo Litter (bed arranged between two poles to carry a sick person on)
New Zealand Maori Raukawa An aromatic plant used as a scent (Nothopanax edgerleyi); the scent from same
New Zealand Maori Tiitoko Pole used to stretch or extend anything: spreader, sprit (of a sail) etc.; stretch, extend with a pole or anything rigid; keep off or away; propel with a pole
New Zealand Maori Whakarau To multiply
New Zealand Maori Whakamahara Remind
New Zealand Maori Whakaturi Love token, keepsake
New Zealand Maori Hiikoko Wasted, starved Phonologically Irregular
New Zealand Maori Hurihuri Turn over in one's mind, ponder, reflect upon
New Zealand Maori Huri/pari Fierce wind, hurricane
New Zealand Maori Taakawe Carry anything slung over the shoulder
New Zealand Maori Tuku Subside, settle down; descend; catch in a net
New Zealand Maori Tuku Let go
New Zealand Maori Aa/wene/wene Very sweet
New Zealand Maori Wae Slabs at the front end of the side walls of a *whare*, supporting the ends of the *maihi*
New Zealand Maori Taawai Steep in vegetable dye
New Zealand Maori Taumaaroo Obstinate
New Zealand Maori Tapaatai Seashore
New Zealand Maori Upoko/roro Grayling (Prototroctes oxyrhynchus) a fresh-water fish
New Zealand Maori Taamore Bare, bald
New Zealand Maori Taamore/more Bald, bare, freed from obstructions or encumbrances; clear expanse
New Zealand Maori Ngo/ngohe Withered, flaccid
New Zealand Maori Whaka/ngohe/ngohe Subdue
New Zealand Maori Poo In speaking of the passage of time, so many *days*: poo whitu, seven days
New Zealand Maori Poo Place of departed spirits
New Zealand Maori Rire/rire Adjective used to intensify words indicating beauty
New Zealand Maori Tau/toru Orion's belt; part of the constellation
New Zealand Maori Huki Muscle spasm
New Zealand Maori Ukui To wipe, scour or rub something; white clay