Glossary

The words in this Moriori language collection are from numerous public and private sources, and are accurate at the time pf publication.

Moriori ReMeaningSynonyms
ahifireehi
akeakeolearia traversii
akurekidelightedka ko
amamayawn
amimiogiddy
amocarry on a pole
anacave
angafront, intestines (aspect)
aniniwind (mythological)
aniniwarainbow
aodawn
aoscoop (with both hands)
aobright
aoday
Ao tukupuSpace (beyond earth)
apitijoin
apocollect
apotomorrow
araibarricade
aranuipassage
arapuhimythological plant with 12 branches
arereroof of the mouth
aro a muaturn to face the future
aro korungaawake, to
arohacompassion, love
arohiwind (mythological)
arowasole of foot
aruaruchase
aruhefern root
ataoheiadaybreakao, atapangopango, ateata
atapangopangodawnao, ataoheia, ateata
ateliver
ateabreak on top of wave
ateatabreak of dayao, atapangopango, ataoheia
atetangaleisure
auahismoke
auelament
autamoan
awachannel, river
awaieneidirectly
awhiembrace
awhiocircuitous
awinaassist
eaye, yes
ehifireahi
e hikuhindermost thing
E hoName of a god
ekengalanding-place
e maeache
e taukirialas
Ē Tehuāan incantation to chop, fell, the evil power
e ti(chi) ra / e ti(chi) ra kobehold
enathose (near the person addressed)
enakealoneenaki
enakialoneenake
eohoplunder
Etiaw’An Iwi nameAtiawa
etiroexamine
ewhihow many?
hasacred
he ahacollarbone
he aucloud
hakanawooden drinking vessel, coffin
hakomacodfish
hakudisbelieve
hamamabawl / cry / gapetangi
hangabuild
HangarauTechnology
HangarauhikoDigital Technology
hapailift up
hapupregnant
haracrime / large
haramaicome
harapepeflax
harengerengedisagreeable
Haruaan Iwi name
haucoldmatao, puhanuhanu
hauwind
hau marangeieast wind
HauoroGod of war
HaupawhakuruNorth East wind
haurangidew
hautomarudim
hawaresnow
he hocompanion
he hoconcubine
he ohokoresolitary
he umucalm
HeauroGod (of war)
heiheitearreimata
hekamildew
hekaruruexcavate
hereadvance, go
here raadvance, go
herengadeparture
herururumbling noise
hifish, to
hiamadrowsy
hikaricalf of leg
hiki (timiriki)carry to, as a child
hiki i te(che) haraavenge
hiki tamarikinurse a child, to
hiku i t(ch)e hararevenge
hinagrey
hinamokosqueak
hingifall
hinugrease
hinu imimarrow
hioretail
hipaexceed
hipukusea-elephant
hirangaroconscience
hirawerawecumbersome
hirengaroheart
hiringaroheart
hiwalie
hiwapaddle
hocausative prefix
ho rongoforgive
hohonudeep
hohoulash (to fasten)
hokcausative prefix
hokacausative prefix
hokaakoadmonish
hokaangishake in the wind
hokaiaaccuse
hokaufasten
hokaufasten
hokecausative prefix
hokialso, causative prefix
hoki ho kupuanswer
hokinoabhor
hokiokirestless
hokocausative prefix
hokoairocarve
hokoakoinstruct
hokoaroconsideration
hokoaurually
hokohecondemn
hokohikohiaccelerate
hokoitickle
hokoianaaffirm
hokoihokofish (species unknown)
hokokaarothinking
hokokororelax
hokomashame
hokomahaashamed, to be
hokomaramaenlighten
hokomariappease
hokomari kaoro te ngakauconsolation
hokomariesoothe
hokomatakuaffright
hokomatauattempt
hokomauwaste
hokomobetrothed
hokomohemoswoon
hokomokoambush
hokomomoharamalice
hokomuribackwards
hokomutuend, to
hokonapepolish
hokongaroannihilate
hokongarodestroy
hokonuienlarge
hokopanapanachequered
hokopanapanaspotted
hokopanopanotwinkle
hokopapagenealogy
hokopekebend (of the arm)
hokopihipihairregular
hokopikobend
hokopotoabbreviate
hokopotoabridge
hokopuakideclare
hokopuakidisclose
hokoputalaunch (canoe)
hokoraruconfuse
hokorarudifficulty, to be in
hokoreavoid
hokoreforsake
hokorekoreabolish
hokorekoredeny
hokorereabandon
hokorerebanter
hoko-rereto abandon
hoko-rereto avoid
hokorere etucast, to
hokorerehebluster
hokoreretoplay
hokorinakiloll
hokoririhaatone
hokoriteappoint
hokoriteassimilate
hokoritecompare
hokoritedecide
hokoriteliken
hokorodelay
hokorodilatory
hokorongo (hokorong)listen / listening
hokorotoinward
hokoruforty
hokoruaforty
hokorutuoppress
hokotaedetest
hokotaeloathsome
hokotaedisgusting, abominable, to detest
hokotaeabominable
hokotaingahiwapride
hokotaingahiwarefuse
hokotakoreroconfess
hokotama tamaexult
hokotanukunukuconfused
hoko-tanukunukuconfused
hokotarasharpen
hoko-tara to sharpen, to point
hokotataapproach
hokotaukiproverb
hokotaupikiconexion
hoko-taupikitaua a battle
HokotautauDrama
hokoteabominable
hokoteabominable
hokoteiunite
hokoteiabhor
hokotekedisobedient
hokotekepersecute
hokoteteroput out the tongue
hokoticease, to make to
hokotikaassent
hokotikabelief
hokotikamaucontend
hokotikatucontend
hokotikistarve
hokotikitikaarrange
hokotikoargue
hokotikoendeavour
hokotikoobstinate
hokotipatipaflatter
hokotipatipeentice
hokotoimahaballast
hoko-toimahaballast
hokototorangalay
hokotuakiaccuse
hokotuihorespect
hokoweheweheencumber
hokowheuspin
homauristart
honehu pangopupil of the eye
hongonasoothe
hopewaist
hopebreech
hopoavarice
hopocovet
hopucatch
horepare
hoririantagonist
horirienemy
horoswallow
horo tatakauglutton
horoparilandslip
huabound
huroe of fish
hu manuegg
huakeel of a canoe (hand-spike, lever)
huabear fruitngana
huafruitngana
huangashark
hui katoaall together
huingaassemblage
huitipluck
huiti,pull the hair
huka teisurf
huka tongeheupapafrost
humaribeauty
humariagood
hunaconceal
hunahide
hunatuadvance, go
hunaufamily
hunaubrother, elder
hunaunga no koa relative of thine
hunau potikibrother, younger
hunungodaughter-in-law
hupekejump
huriturn, to
huruswell of sea
huruhuruhair
hutoicrumple
i te hunubit
i tena wahialways
i tera ngata atuanother
iahuform
iahuhangageometry
iakautaporpoise
iakorangalearn / learning
Iakoranga HunauSocial Studies
Iakoranga tatouMaths
Iakoranga PohatuGeology
iaorekaentertainment
iapitaadd
iara kihikidney
iaratakiconduct
iaratakilead
iarohaaffection
iatamaramamoonlight
iauripoeddy
iawangaruareel
iawesoot
iche eruhefern-root
ieriki-ierikichief
ihakoaalthough
iharafat
ihiauthority
ihucape
ikafish
imataformerly
imibone
imi whatifracture, bone
imuahead
imuformerly
inainascorch
ingaingastagger
IngarihiEnglish
ingoaname
inudrink
iorangalife
iri wa kai korefamine
iripolast night
iromaggot
irupolast night
ka ahureacultures
ka ekeaground, to be
kahaability
kahakicarry away by stealth
kahewa te tangatahesitates, the man
ka hiti ke i tohoalter
kahukurashark god (a)
kahutotonephew
kaidevour
kai horeflay
kai iemojerk
ki iemotangajoin / joining
kai imistrange tribe
kaikanohiviewing
kai mataeat raw
kaiahasteal
kaimiorokaokaoanus
kaingaabode
kaingaencampment
kakafibre
kakahugarment
kakeascend
kakineck
kakit(ch)iarustle
ka koglad
ka mai a nakeall
kamakamagourd
kamate ko ro te waidrowned
kamauconstant
Ka mihekeresources (Re for Taonga)
kamobeckon, wave to (wink)
kanoraudiversity
ka-na wainaforget
kanapebright
kanapeshine
kanu wakaembark
kaokaoflank
kaokaoside
kapakapathrob
kaparukneelkapiko
kapichiatakekapihia
kapihiatakekapichia
kapikokneelkaparu
kapoawe, to feel
kapocatch
kapukapuaimoth
ka putaappear
karaaromatic
karamihasing
karangata men
KarangataiA canoe name
karapuna (plural)ancestor
KarauriaOyster
ka ra wa mebecause
karekarerough, as the sea
ka rewi i tawaiafloat
karipurumud
ka ro mebecause
karupurubog (swamp)
karupurudirt
katalaugh
ka taingahuiasymbols
ka tangiexplode
ka tau te-posorrow
katerukusore throat
kaubathe
kauhandle
kauechin
kauejaw
kauholegend
kaunakikindle by rubbing sticks
kautereterefloating
kawaacid
kawasour, to be
kawebear
kaweipedigree
KawhaiArripis trutta
kehere tahe tauaaccomapany
keidevour
kei iricontinue
kekearmpit
kemoeye-lash
kereremessenger
kenewakaa karakia name
keridig
ketebasket
kewawriggle
kewa ka ngutumove the lips
ki pahakiapart
ki te taha ki te tahaaround
ki wanganui o rawabetween
kia nu te realoud, speak
kia tohocareful
kiatojealous
kikoflesh
KikokikoName of a god
kimisearching
kimiahafragile
kinasea urchin
kininip
kinoabhor
kiorerat
kiribark
kiriskin
kiri pohatugravel
kiri werafever
kiritoanganaked
ko re kau o paorangiforeigner
ko ri kiko o te rangifirmament
ko ro ta pariover the cliff
ko ro to waiabove the water
ko ta wao-nui a-Tanea saying regarding the forest
ko wahooutside
koengaload
koengacarry on the back
koengacarry on the back
kohiactive
kohihasten
kohiafirewood
kohufog
kohumist
koi nanabetter (rather)
koi titioacute
kokirilaunch (canoe)
kokirikirimeteor
kokohuconcave, to be
kokotinotch
kokoti i ka urucut hair
komangaadze
komoinsert
konehieyes
Kopaveer, turn (bent, folded)
koparogale
koperucurved
KopiKaraka tree
kopiriangoevening star
kopukublister
korakoruspark
korariraft
koreroaccount, narration
korero tupunagenealogy
korerorerojabber
korikokotwilight
korikokotwilight
korikorewriggle
korikoringamotion
koripowhirlpool
koroinside
korokoneieyebrows
korokoroloose
koropangapatch
koropuku o ro puangauvula
koropupuboil
korotataman
koruatawhitoinsect
kotamutumuwhisper
kotareporch
kotiamputate
kotichop, to
kotingotingospotted
kotungutunguulcerated
kouracrayfish
ka riri ia iacquired
ku ai ka taongaacquired
ku rungaaloft
kuahinumerous
kuaiwho?
kuareabsurd
kuarestupid
kuaretangaignorance
kuhangaeconomy / bird’s nest
kukuclinch the hand
kuku iripukistrangle
kumakudamp
KumaraPotatoe (sweet)
kumedrag
kumukumubeard
kumuruback
kuoyoung
kupapabrood, to
kupecloud
kupecalm
kupenganet
kupubewitch
kupukupuspeaking /curse, to
kurukuri, patotoknock
kurunga iai a eneicontinue
kutu-porengaflea
kuwhathigh
maeaffect / pain / sore
maenesmooth
maetauarowidow
maheiki-marieabate
mahiaction
mahinewoman
mahueleft, to be
maihangatwins
maiharaharaanxious, to be
maikukufinger nail
maimaiunseasoned, as timber
Maitaian ancient word denoting all kinds of fish
makafornication
makasprawl
maka kaibeg
makahaconfused
MakaoauhaAn iwi name
MakaoatoAn iwi name
makari keibeg
makutucajole
makutucrafty
makutudeceitful
mamalight (not heavy)
Mana-aoteamonth 12
mananuibear up (under pain)
manaparegret
manau koreappetite
manau pukuenvy
manawabreath
manawa korefamish
manawa rekarespect
manawanuipatient
manawarekasatisfaction
mangabough
mangafork of a tree
mangereidle
mangerelazy
MangoShark
MangoruakeShark
maniaslippery
manubird
manukanukamisgive
manuwiristranger
manuwirivisitor
mapunaripple, v (well up)
maramamoon
maramaranausea
maramarasplinter
marangaarise
marangaisouth-east
mararakeastray, to be
marautaravine (plant)
marecough
maringispilled
marostubborn
maroobstinate
marocontend
maro t(cth)engahard
marohidispirited
marotedurable
marowharaflax girdle
MaruGod associated with healing
marubruised / maimed
maruapobreak of day
maruruasalt
matakuoffensive
MatangaAn iwi name
matangiwind
mataocoldpuhanuhanu, hau
mataraecape
Mātā-rangiA canoe name
matatatachasm
mataufish hook
mateaccident
mateadversity
matehinemother
matengadeath
matewaiathirst
mati hongoifather-in-law
mati-hongoi-mahinemother-in-law
matongasouth-east
matotoruthick
matu keuncle
maukewamurmur
maungamountain
me harabig
me hunaclandestinely
me tokelittle
mea karaodour
mea taethin
meangauruten
mehangaensnare / noose
meharamemory
mehareexcoriated
merekohaimonth 7
meretauramonth 4
metokebaby
mihiadmire
mimiurine
mimihafur seal
mingowrinkle
mitiabsorbed / evaporate / lick
mitimitishell
moanaocean
moeasleep, to be
moengabed
mohokiaufasting
mohoroextended
mokaicripple/ lame
mokiauabstain, from food
mokopunagrandchild
mokorumesh
momoeblink
momoeadream
momomisuck
momotuembers
morehusurvivors
moreromonth 6
morimahidiligent
morokedry
moteateashine (fearful, apprehensive)
motihadance (native)
Motīhangaifigurative name of heaven or the sky
motoblow (to strike a) / crave
murablaze
mura ahiflame
muri taeyounger relative
murieneti i tenaafter
Muruanginamonth 10
murumurusinge
Murutoakemonth 9
Muruwhenumonth 8
Muruwhenuamonth 8
mutunga koreendless
MuturangiAn iwi name
na katouyours
namumosquito
napetie, to
ngaereshake, as the ground
ngaherehereforestngahere
ngahubite
ngakaubowels / entrails
ngakaukoredisinclined
ngakebay
nganabear fruit hua
nganafruithua
ngananganato contend, to strive
ngararalizard / insect
ngarehucharcoal
ngaroabsent to be / forgotten / lost
ngarurushell / dizzy
ngauchew
ngauruten
ngawarieasy / mellow
ngawhabroken, to be
ngengejaded / fatigued
ngoiweak (strength)
ngushark
ngutubeak / lips / lip / brim
ngutuawamouth of river
nihoteeth
nihotutoothache
Nini-a-ranginame of a god
no paorangidistant
no re mebecause
nohoabide / taut / of no account
Nui great
nui etiabove
nuitewailarge
Nukutaotaomonth 2
Nukutauruamonth 3
nunangato bind/ a band/ bandage/a fillet
ocausative prefix
oatuoffering
oehafeeble / fatigued / languid
ohawearisome
ohinatadaylight
ohinawateadaylight
ok’causative prefix
okacausative prefix
okecausative prefix
okicausative prefix
okiokipause
okorafter / causative prefix / many
okohomauriarouse
okohomoriarouse
okoikoihurry
O Mutuname of a night of the moon
onebeach
onesand
oparobad weather
oraalive
ora e netieverlasting
Oropukeancesteral canoes that arrived from Hawaiki
otideath, finished
OuenukuName of a god
O-Whironame of a night of the moon
pafence / throw (to) explode
pa rakauleaf
paejoist
paihihicanoe, large
pakakobarren
pakamarasweet potatoe
pakapakacrab
pakauarm / wing
pakeclap
pakirabald
panabanish
panaavert
panaungacliff / precipice
pangecast, to
pangoblack
panibesmear / brother in law / orphan
paoopen, (strike)
papabrittle
papafather
papa hepehip bone
papabreech
papae-hopehips
papakushallow
papamatubladebone
paparingacheek
paparingacountenance
paraparableed
papatuanuk’Planet Earth
paraucorrupt
parauiridark skin
pareavert
pareapigeon
pariprecipice
paricliff
patukill
patu hunaconspiracy
pawadust
pawerewereheat
pehesing
pekafork of a tree
pekeleap
penaenetialike, to be
peni tokealmost
pepekebenumbed
perereduck
pidiarrhoea
piadiarrhoea
pikifeather
pipuimove up and down
piristick (to) / close to / tame
pitonavel
potroubled
poabait
poahausquall
Poapoarangimonth 1
pohaturock / stone
poijump
poipoidandle
pokaicoil / surround / circuitous
pokaiamioencircle
pokaikairound about
pokepokemix
pokepoke oneonelump of earth
pokerekeredark
pokicover
ponaankle
ponoponojoint
popodandle
popoiear, lobe of
popoi i ngahereherefungus
poremidisappear
poreporepropitiate
poroship
poro-rakaublock of wood
porotubeauty
potaietuovertaken
potakaround
potakatakacircle
potikiyoungest child
potikiinfant
potoshort
poupost
PouA god of fish
PoutamaAn iwi name
puaflower
puhanuhanucoolhau, matao
puheagills of a fish
puhiblow
puhikublunt
pūhinafur seal
puhongosponge
pukaukaupungency
pukihodumb
pukubump / knob / swelling
puku turacrookback
pukumaurisob
pukupukalungs
pumauconstant, to be
punehudrizzle
pungabasket (fish)
pungateipumice
puniblocked up / many
pupurablind
pu-rakaublossom
purakau-timuroot
purangaihunose
purehespider
pūrehurehubutterfly
puricling
purorocloudy
purunga ihunose
purungehuashes
putahole
PutaiaiScience
putchihapamonth 5
puwaifunnel
puwhathistle
puwhenucountry
rasun
raeforehead
rahibig
rakautree
Rakei-oraName of a god
RakeipaName of a god
rakuscrape
rahinumbers (cumulative)
rangaplait
rangata a man
rangatauaaffray / battle
Rangi-hiki-wahoa shark god
Rangi-manaName of a god
RangimehoeName of a god
Rangihouaancesteral canoe that arrived from Hawaiki
Rangimataancesteral canoe that arrived from Hawaiki
RangitokonaThe propper-up or separator of Heaven and earth
rat(ch)akimaieast
rauiralightning
raukuraalbatross feather emblem
raumatisummer
Rauruan Iwi name /afterbirth / placenta
Rauru-motchiherean iwi name
rauruhefern leaves
Rautini the name of a tree (Bot Senecio huntii)
reiwet
reimatatears
reimatatearheihei
rekapalatable
RekautuName of a god
rekerekeheel
RekohuChatam Island
reolanguage
rereassault / move swiftly / run / fly
rere kararoabyss
rewamelt / squint / swim
rimafive
rimuseaweed
ripowhirlpool
ririanger
ririmahand or arm
ririma mauileft-handed
roInside
rogo
roangalength
rohaexpand
roheboundary
rokiri to be overtaken
romisqueeze
RongoGod of whales
rongoattend
rongoobey
rongomaia whale
Rongomai-awaitiName of a god
rongomaiterea figurative equivalent for the ocean
Rongo-mai-tauiragod of lightning, of eels, and “Will of the Wisp”
RongomaiwhenuaEarth Mother, a figurative equivalent for land
RongomoanaWhale, the generic term for all cetaceans
ropa koropourangiyouth
ropa tamirikiyouth
rotolake
ru two
ru whenuearthquake
ruahole
ruakivomit
RuarangiAn iwi name
rukuband
ruku tupodive
rurushake / sheltered / shake (as in fish on a line)
tathe / to arrive
ta karo rahush
ta’umy
taeaaccomplished, to be
tahatubank (of the river)
tahekewaterfall / cataract
tahi te rauhundred
tahuhuridgepole
TahunuaName of a god
taiaoenvironment
t’ieinot
tai hokopuneap tide
tai mitiebb
tai puihaflood tide
tai turideaf
taikobird (species unknown)
tainafill in
taka te whenuadizzy
takaibandage
takapospread
takapubelly / abdomen
takereason / cause
takehikick
takinadraw, induce, shoot forth
takutaicoast
tamahanascorch
tamahinegirl
TamahiwaName of a god
Tama-kororoA canoe name
Tamarau-arikiA shark god
TamaroroName of a god
tami to presstamira, tamoe
tamirapresstamoe, tami
Tami-ta-rathe Sun god
tamoe to press flattamira, tami
tanehusband
tanga teangaglutton
TangaroaGod of fish
tangata hiwaliar
tangata hou rongopeacemaker
tangata hunaambush
tangata kahaimpetuous
tangata kiko koreemaciated
tangata makaadulterer
tangata maoriorinormal people
tangata matuaelder person / adult
tangataeugly
tangata-makamad,  maniac
tangicry / mournhamama
tangipurunga ihosnore
tangoaccept
tangowork (take, attempt)
tanikoborder (of mat)
tapa ngutubrim
tapa te manauhunger
tapaturoof
tapatupatuquicksand / marshy
taporepropitiate
tapusacred
tapuesole of foot
taputapu marshy, boggy
tarahinauplant (species unknown)
taramuprickly
taraumabosom
tareoexcite
tarewahang
TarawaiStingray
taring’ear
tarugrass
tataaccess, to have/ dangle
tata ani ki tangataabout (near to)
tataramerough
tatateisea coast
tatau, matauourselves
tatereshark
tataurangastatistics
tatoucounting
tatubelt
taucalculate / cord /string / perch / reef
tau atu rafarewell
tau e te ehikindle a fire
tau to wakacanoe launching chorus
tauangakauconspiracy
tauera to beguile Cf taurewa, vagrant; homeless
tauhokotikodispute
taumahaheavy
taumarumaruoverhang
taumata, tiekibrow of hill
TaunaName of a god
taungaaccustomed, to be
tauohorihoridiminished
taurangalanding-place
taureiabeguile
tautaubunch, cluster
tawawind (rainy)
tawhakereditch
tawheteadorn
tawhiribeckon
tawhitoold
tawhitomembrum virile
Tch-EitaraAn iwi name
Tch-EituhiAn iwi name
Tch -EtiaoAn iwi name
Tch-EtikokeAn iwi name
t'chakat henuindigenous / ordinary people
t’chakat henu tuturu akeindigenous people, ordinary peoplethe first people
tchakat morioriindigenous people, ordinary people
tchimitchibaby
tchohukexpert
te a putake o te a kinoauthor (of evil)
te aka a kahu (mythological)fern root (fine variety)
Te AomaramaSky Father
Te hiku Wateaa name for the expanse of the ocean
te ikarastrange land
te imi o turabackbone
Te Rangi-tu-makohakohaA canoe name
tearauruten
teewewomb
tehione
tei-kohurucalm sea
teiwanine
teonosix
tepetotoclot (of blood)
terecompany
terimafive
terutwo
tetuagod
ta wao-o Mahutaa saying regarding the forest
tewarueight
tewhafour
te whanau-o-te-rangiRangi and Papa children
tewhituseven
ti rotoamidst
ti tahaagainst
ti(ch)u maroNorth West wind
tiangaeat ravenously
tie etiki anohiadvantage
tiekisummit
tihangeerahalo
TihauweaA canoe name
tihesneeze
tiherubaler
tikaaccurate
tika marielevel
Tikamataeyebrows
tikanecorrect
tikangaequity
tikaroscoop
tikitikiheight / high
timatabegin
timi(chi)baby
timitichild/ to nurse a child/infant/baby
timiti mahinedaughter
timiti taneboy (child)
tinakugrow deep and strong / increase / cultivate
tinaniskeleton
tinobody
tinomembrum virile
tipakorecauseless
tipuna-tanegrandfather
tipuna-wahinegrandmother
tiraladder
tiringaears / hear
tiu makehuNorth West wind
tiwheatuafar
tofinger
to e hau2nd finger
to iti4th finger
to nuithumb
to pere3rd finger
to roa1 st finger
toabold
toe kairemains of food
tohachasm
Tohinga tamirīkiceremony (like baptism)
tohocustom, use
tohongaadept, skilful
tohuapublic place
toinoposteriors
tokesmall (out of sight, gone)
tokohiahow many?
tokomaurucatch one’s breath / belch
tokomoruhiccough
Tokorau the name of a wind (uncertain)
tonapimple
tongasouth wind
Tongamininothe south or south-east wind
tongamimibladder
Tongariri the South-east wind
Tongawaikau the wind southeast by south
tongishake, as a line by fish
tongihikibrother, elder
tonobeseech
tonui the thumb
tonuito
tonuithe finger or toe
topafall
topere the third finger
torocrawl / shoal / ridge
torohe-kaupekeannoyance
toruthree
totarangabed
totilimp
totobleed
totohungatangaReading / knowledge
totokostaff
totorocrawl
tou mihekemoney
Tua shark god / erect
tuakiriidentity
Tu-i-HawaikiName of a god
tu kealoof to be
tua imitribe (strange)
tuakidisembowel
tuapoiancient
tuhituhiwriting
tukanabrother, elder
tukohumat
tukuadmit / allow / betray / surrender
tukuihotradition
tukutukeelbow
tukuwarucarry on a pole
tumabachelor
tunaeel
tungachrysalis / worm
tungehublink
Tumei-o-rangiName of a god
tunubroil / roast
tunu keibake food
tunu, taocook
tupa te manauappetite
tupa tupecontentious
tupapakucorpse
tupariparispear
tupepea dwarf
tuperecockle
tupetupe to incite, to stir up to action
tupoposplash
tupukisore throat
tupuna (singular)ancestor
Tupu-ngaherehereA canoe name
turathe back
turangoback of a house
turiknee / deaf
TuroreA canoe name
turoriroristagger
turudrip / leak / permanent
turuheamidnight
tutakiblocked up
tutangaorigin / begin
tutedeny
tutekioreflint
tutukucrushed
tuwhatuadult
tuwhenumainland
ubreast
uauartery / difficult
uiask
uihoflesh
uiralightning
umuoven
umuumujabber
upokohead
urakihead
uremembrum virile
urioffspring
uruhair
urumatongasouth-west
urungapillow
utaashore
utipull the hair
utihauwind
Utuafigurative for heaven
wa nuimorning star
waenganuicentre / middle
wahamouth
wahilocations / firewood
wahikebad
wahinewoman
wahine ‘tijunior wives
waiauhousewhare
wharehousewaiau
waihakihakiitch
waihekehekedisease of the skin
waihekehekecutaneous disease
waipuocean
waipukeflood
wairangibastard
wairarapamonth 11
wairughost
WairuarangiName of a god
wakacanoe
waka korariraft
wanatu rafarewell
waresaliva
warerotongue
waruwarugarment
wateaclear, to be
watoahicleave, to
wawaefoot
wehidread
weneweneanus
werewereperspiration
wewe rorolonglegs
WhaiStingray
whaikoreroharangue
whairamutunephew
whai takinavalues
whaititight
whaitirithunder
whakaaeyes
whakapiriconsort
whakurunorth
whanaungakindred
whanautangabirth
whanau-timiriki-mahineman’s sister
whangaifeed
whanuibreadth
whaochisel
wharauship
whariuturn
whataa raft
whatibreak off
whatuisland
WhēkeCuttle-fish
whengusnuffle
whenualand / country
whenua reiA wet land
whenua a rangistrange land
wherocrimson
WheteinaAn iwi name
whetustar
whewhea boil / an abscess
whirodarkness or non-existence
whiwhiacquire / get / entangle / obtain