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AIDS, acquired immune deficiency syndrome

mate ārai-kore (takenga mai: mate - sickness; ārai - to ward off, protect; kore - negative)

Alzheimer's disease, alzheimers

tuapaemahara (takenga mai: tua - beyond; pae - horizon, threshold; mahara - remember, memory) (kupu kē atu: mate wareware)

able-bodied

toiora (takenga mai: toiora - sound, uninjured)

ableism, disableism

whakatoihara hauā (takenga mai: whakatoihara - discrimination, prejudice, intolerance; hauā - disabled) (kupu kē atu: aukatinga hauā)

abscess, boil

whēwhē (kupu kē atu: mariao)

absent, truant

tamō (takenga mai: tamō - to be absent)

abstract thinking, abstract reasoning

whakaaro tūrehurehu (takenga mai: tū – manner, sort; rehurehu – indistinctly seen) (kupu kē atu: whakaaro waitara)

abuse survivor

tūora tūkinotanga

accessible building

whare tomopai

accessible toilet

wharepaku tomopai

accessible, accessibility

tomopai (takenga mai: tomo - to enter, go in; pai - simple, easy) (kupu kē atu: whakatapoko)

accident

aituā (kupu kē atu: hauata)

ache (of the body)

hīwiniwini

acid (drug) LSD

pōau waikawa (takenga mai: pōau - to be confused, bewildered; pōau [whakapōauau] - narcotic drug; waikawa - acid)

acne, pimple

huahua (kupu kē atu: mariao)

acrophobia, fear of heights

mae tīkoke (takenga mai: tīkoke - high, tall, towering)

acrylic resin

pia kiriaku (takenga mai: pia - resin, gum; kiriaku - acrylic)

active lifestyle

(kātū) noho haukori

acupuncture, needling

werowero ā-ngira (takenga mai: werowero [wero] - pierce, poke, injection; ngira [kupu mino] - needle)

acupuncturist

kaihaumanu ngira

acute pain

mamae tārū (takenga mai: tārū - painful, acute, severe)

adaptive immunity

awhikiri urutau

addict

kiriwara (takenga mai: kiri - person, self; wara [warawara] - addiction)

addiction recovery

patu warawara (takenga mai: patu - to subdue; warawara - addiction)

addiction, addicted, addictive

wara, warawara ~hia

adolescent, adolescence, youth

taiohi ~nga

adult tooth

niho pakeke

adventurer, dare-devil

manawa kai tūtae (kupu kē atu: waewae kai kapua)

aerobic activity, aerobic exercise

kori ā-hāora

aerobic fitness

pakari ā-hāora (kupu kē atu: mārō ā-hāora, mārohirohi ā-hāora)

aerobic training

whakapakari ā-hāora (kupu kē atu: whakamārō ā-hāora, whakamārohirohi ā-hāora)

aged care facility

whare tiaki kaumātua

agender, gender neutral

irakore

aggressive tumour

pukupuku rīrā (takenga mai: rīrā - strong)

agile, agility

raka (takenga mai: raka - to be adept, skilful, dexterous)

agoraphobia

mae ahoaho (takenga mai: ahoaho - open space)

air ambulance

wakarangi tūroro

alcohol abuse

raukoti waipiro

alcohol addiction

wara waipiro

alert, responsive, receptive

mauri tū

allergic

pāwera ~tanga

allergy

mate pāwera

alley-oop (basketball)

kuru areupa (takenga mai: kuru - to shoot [basketball]; areupa [kupu mino] - alley-oop) (kupu kē atu: maka ikeike)

alternating downward stretch

totoro whakararo hohoko

alternative medicine, alternative remedy

rongoā arokē

amalgam

koranu konuoi (takenga mai: koranu - alloy; konuoi - mercury [Hg])

ambulance

waka tūroro

amorous pursuit, advance amorously, woo, court, courtship

whakaipoipo (kupu kē atu: hemahema)

anaerobic exercise, anaerobic activity

kori hāora-kore (takenga mai: hāora - oxygen; kore - not, nil)

anaerobic fitness

pakari hāora-kore (kupu kē atu: mārō hāora-kore, mārohirohi hāora-kore)

anaerobic training

whakapakari hāora-kore (kupu kē atu: whakamārō hāora-kore, whakamārohirohi hāora-kore)

anaesthetic

rongoā whakarehu (takenga mai: rehu - to render unconscious)

anaesthetic technician

ringapū whakarehu

anaesthetic, anaesthetise

(whaka) rehu ~a

anaesthetist

rata whakarehu (takenga mai: rehu - to render unconscious) (kupu kē atu: tākuta whakarehu)

anal sex

ai tou (kupu kē atu: ai kumu, karipapa)

anger, angry

riri (kupu kē atu: hīnawanawa, ririhau, takariri, pukuriri)

anguish, distress, distraught, dysphoria

auhi (kupu kē atu: ahotea, pākinikini, pātakotako)

anorexia

māuiui pohokore (kupu kē atu: māuiui whakatiki)

antagonistic behaviour

whanonga nihoniho (takenga mai: nihoniho - antagonistic)

anti-bacterial

patu huakita (takenga mai: patu - to kill, subdue; huakita - bacteria)

anti-fungal

patu puruheka (takenga mai: patu - to kill, subdue; puruheka - fungus)

anti-parasitic

patu pirinoa (takenga mai: patu - to kill, subdue; pirinoa - parasite)

anti-viral

patu huaketo (takenga mai: patu - to kill, subdue; huaketo - virus)

antibiotic, antibody

(rongoā) paturopi

antisocial behaviour

whanonga tūhourangi

apprehensive, overawed

hopo

aquatic sport, water sport

hākina rōwai (takenga mai: hākina [hākinakina] - sport; rō [roto] - in; wai - water)

arachnophobia, fear of spiders

mae pūngāwerewere

arm rotation

takahuri ringa

aromatherapy

haumanu ā-kakara

arrhythmia, abnormal rhythm (of the heart)

kakapa hē (o te manawa)

artery bypass (surgery)

(hāpara) ia-tuku autaki (takenga mai: hāpara [hāparapara] - surgery, operation; ia-tuku - artery; autaki - detour)

arthritis

pona kakā (takenga mai: pona - joint; kakā - to be inflamed)

artificial immunity, passive immunity

awhikiri horihori

asexual

hōkakakore (kupu kē atu: taerakore)

asphyxia, suffocation, sufocate

roromi

assist (in basketball)

maka whaipiro (takenga mai: maka - pass, throw [ball]; whai - to get, acquire; piro - score)

asthma, asthmatic

huangō

at risk child, underserved child

tamaiti tokorepa (takenga mai: toko [tautoko] - support; repa [takarepa] - deficient, in deficit, falling short) (kupu kē atu: tamaiti tūraru)

athlete

kaipara

athletes foot

īhiwae (takenga mai: īhi - yeast)

athletic scholarship, athlete's scholarship

karahipi kaipara

athletics

kaiaka (kupu kē atu: kaipara)

athletics stadium, athletics ground

papa kaiaka

athletics track

ara āmio (takenga mai: ara - track; āmio - to circle around)

attack, take up (the ball)

kōkiri ~tia

attacker

kaikōkiri

attacking team

kapa kōkiri

attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ADHD

mate aro pīkari (takenga mai: mate - illness, sick, lacking; aro - to pay heed to; pīkari - attentively) (kupu kē atu: aroreretini, aroreretītā)

attitude

waiaro

attract, attraction

whakamanea ~tia

autism

takiwātanga (kupu kē atu: mate takiwātanga)

aviophobia, fear of flying

mae rere

B

Botulism

poturimi (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

baby tooth, milk tooth

niho kaiū (kupu kē atu: niho kai waiū)

back arch, cobra pose

tāwhana tuarā

back of the blade of a canoe paddle, power face

matakaha

back paddle

hoe whakamuri

back strain

tanuku (tuarā)

backboard

papamuri

backstroke

kau kiore

bacteria, bacterial

huakita (takenga mai: hua – product, progeny, abundance; kita – anything very small)

bacterial infection

poke huakita

balance (in movement)

taurite

balance exercise

kori taurite

balance training

whakapakari taurite (takenga mai: whakapakari - to strengthen; taurite - balance)

ball sport

hākina pōro (takenga mai: hākina [hākinakina] - sport; pōro [kupu mino] - ball)

bandage

tākaikai ~tia (kupu kē atu: takai)

barrier method (contraception)

tikanga haukoti (takenga mai: haukoti - intercept, cut off)

baseline

paepito (takenga mai: pae - boundary; pito - end, extremity)

baseline throw in

maka paepito

basket (basketball), net (netball)

tūkohu (takenga mai: tūkohu - cylindrical basket)

basketball

poitūkohu (takenga mai: poi - ball; tūkohu - cylindrical basket)

baton (for relay)

matire (takenga mai: matire - wand, rod)

behaviour

whanonga

behavioural disorder

mate whanonga

belief system

pūnaha whakapono

belief, ideology, doctrine, believe

whakapono ~tia

benign tumour, benign cancer, non-malignant tumour

pukupuku ngū

bi-polar disorder

māuiui whaiaro rua (takenga mai: māuiui - illness, disorder; whaiaro - self, personality; rua - two)

bilge, hull of canoe or boat

riu

binary gender

ira tāhūrua

binge drinking

inu inati (takenga mai: inati - excessive, extreme)

binge eating

kai inati (takenga mai: inati - be excessive)

biological sex

ira koiora

biphobia

mae hōkakarua (takenga mai: hōkaka [hōkakatanga] - sexuality)

birth canal

ara whakawhānau

birth control pill, oral contraceptive

pire ārai hapū (takenga mai: pire [kupu mino] - pill)

birth gender, gender at birth

ira whānau mai

birth, childbirth, in labour

whakawhānau ~tia

bisexual, bi

hōkakarua (takenga mai: hōkaka - sexual desire, sexual attraction; rua - two) (kupu kē atu: taerarua)

bite

kakati

blade (of canoe paddle)

rapa

blister

hoipū (kupu kē atu: kōpūpū, kōputa)

bloat, bloated, swollen

pupuhi (takenga mai: puku - stomach; pupuhi - to swell, bulge)

block (an opponent), screen (basketball)

taupare (takenga mai: taupare - to obstruct, thwart, block, impede)

blood sample

tīpako toto (takenga mai: tīpako - to take a little here and there)

bloodclot

tepetoto

blunt force trauma

kohuki tukituki

blurred vision, poor eyesight, vision impaired

atarua

body awareness, body perception, physical awareness

aroā tinana

body composition

hanganga tinana

body dysphoria

auhi ā-tinana

body mass index, BMI

tauine taumaharoa (takenga mai: tauine - ruler, scale; taumaha - weight; roa [tāroaroa] - height)

boot camp

puni whakapakari

bored, boring, boredom, tedious

takeo (kupu kē atu: hōhā, pāngū, hongeā)

bounce (a ball)

tupana ~hia

bounce pass

maka tupana (kupu kē atu: maka papa)

bow (of canoe)

ihu

bow legged

turihaka

bowel cancer

mate pukupuku kōpiro

bowel surgery

poka kōpiro

box, boxing

mekemeke

braces, teeth correcting device

hanga whakatika niho

brain surgery

poka roro

breast cancer

mate pukupuku ū (kupu kē atu: ūtaetae)

breast surgery

poka uma

breaststroke

kau āpuru

breech birth

whānau kōaro (takenga mai: whānau [whakawhānau] - birth; kōaro - inverted, turned right around)

brisk walk, walk briskly

toitoi

bruise, bruised

marū

brush teeth, toothbrush

taitai niho

bulimia

mate whakaruaki (takenga mai: mate - sickness; whakaruaki - to make vomit) (kupu kē atu: pukuruaki)

butterfly (swimming stroke)

kau aihe (takenga mai: kau - to swim; aihe - dolphin)

bye (e.g. in a sports tournament)

whakanā (takenga mai: whakanā - rest, remain still)

C

Caesarean section

whānau poka (takenga mai: whānau - to be born; poka - to cut out, operate on)

Covid-19

Korona-19 (takenga mai: he kupu mino) (kupu kē atu: Kowheori, mate Korona)

caller, cue caller, cox, coxswain (e.g. in waka ama, rowing)

kaituki (takenga mai: tuki - to give the timing [to paddlers])

calmer, relaxant, pacify

whakamahuru ~a (takenga mai: whakamahuru - to pacify)

calorie

karori (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

cancer

mate pukupuku

canine teeth, eyeteeth

niho rei (kupu kē atu: niho kata)

canoe seat

paemanu

captain

kaitaki (kupu kē atu: kaiurungi, kāpene [kupu mino])

carbohydrate

warowaihā (takenga mai: waro - carbon; wai - water; hā [hāora] - oxygen)

cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, CPR

whakaora manawa

carefree, easy going

māhorahora

caress, fondle

takamori

cataract surgery, cataract operation

poka arotahi (takenga mai: arotahi - lens [of the eye])

catch (a ball)

hopu ~kia

catch (of canoe paddle)

pounga (takenga mai: pou - to plunge in, stick in)

center line, half way line, midcourt line

pae weherua (kupu kē atu: rārangi weherua)

centre (basketball)

pouwaenga (kupu kē atu: topapū)

centre circle

porohita pokapū

cerebral palsy

mate roro tuarongo (takenga mai: mate - disorder, sickness; roro tuarongo - cerebellum) (kupu kē atu: mate whakatīmohea)

cervical cancer

mate pukupuku waha kōpū

cervix

waha kōpū

character

ihokiri (takenga mai: iho - essence, essential quality, nature, inner core; kiri - person, self)

character trait

āhuatanga ihokiri (takenga mai: iho - essence, essential quality, inner core; kiri - person, self)

cheat (e.g in a game)

tāhae (kupu kē atu: tinihanga)

chemist shop

toa rongoā

chest expansion

whakamakoha poho

chest pass

maka poho

chickenpox

koroputa hei (takenga mai: koroputa [koroputaputa] - smallpox; hei [heihei] - chicken)

child abuse

tūkino tamariki

child abuse survivor

tūora tūkino tamariki

child neglect

whakahapa tamariki

child pose, compact fold forward

whakapeke pipiri (takenga mai: whakapeke - fold up, crouch; pipiri - cling together)

chill (illness)

haukōeoeo

chipped tooth

niho hawa (kupu kē atu: niho waha)

chiropractor

kaikorohiti (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

chlamydia, venereal disease

kōtureture (kupu kē atu: kamiria [kupu mino])

cholesterol

ngakototo (takenga mai: ngako – fat; toto – blood)

chronic pain

mamae tauroa (takenga mai: tauroa - to extend [of time])

cigarette

hikareti (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

cisgender

irapūmau (takenga mai: pūmau - fixed, constant, permanent)

claustrophobia

mae apiapi (takenga mai: apiapi - confined, restriced)

cleanliness, clean

parukore (takenga mai: paru - dirt, dirty; kore - negative, not)

climate crisis

tairaru āhuarangi

clinic, health clinic, health centre

whare haumanu (takenga mai: haumanu - to revive, restore to health) (kupu kē atu: whare hauora)

clitoris

tonetone (kupu kē atu: tehoteho, kou o te tara, tīkou, atua pīkoikoi)

clogged artery, blocked artery

ia-tuku purutiti (takenga mai: ia-tuku - artery; purutiti - to be closed up, clogged [of a passageway], blocked up)

close victory, close win

toa iti (takenga mai: E whai ana i te oraiti - narrow escape) (kupu kē atu: toa tata)

cocaine

kukarou (takenga mai: kuka - dry leaves; rou - intoxicated, as with tutu juice)

cognitive development

whanake hirikapo

cognitive disorder

mate hirikapo

cold turkey, abrupt cessation

keremutu

collaborative learning skill

pūkenga ako ngātahi (kupu kē atu: pūkenga ako ā-ropu)

combat sport, fighting sport

hākina taumātakitahi (takenga mai: hākina [hākinakina] - sport; taumātakitahi - single combat, hand to hand fighting)

come out, coming out

whāki (hōkakatanga) ~na ~nga (takenga mai: whāki - to disclose, reveal)

communication skill

pūkenga whakawhiti kōrero

community health facility

whare hauora ā-hapori

community well-being

oranga hapori

compete, competition, contest, tournament

whakataetae ~tia (kupu kē atu: tātāwhāinga)

competitive spirit

wairua whakataetae

competitor, contestant

kaiwhakataetae

compulsive behaviour

whanonga ākiroto (takenga mai: āki - to urge on, exhort, induce; roto - inside)

compulsive disorder, compulsive condition, obsessive disorder

mate ākiroto (takenga mai: āki - to urge on, exhort, induce; roto - inside) (kupu kē atu: mate takaauau)

conceive, conception

whakaira ~nga

concrete thinking

whakaaro tūhāngai (takenga mai: tū - manner, stance; hāngai - correspond to, in line with, directly)

condom

pūkoro (ure)

confident, confidence, brave, courage

māia (kupu kē atu: ngākau titikaha)

conflict resolution

whakatatū taututetute

conflict, dispute, conflicting, disputed

taututetute (kupu kē atu: taupatupatu, taukumekume)

conflicting belief

whakapono taupatupatu

conflicting emotion

kare ā-roto taupatupatu

conflicting idea

whakaaro taupatupatu

conflicting values

uara taupatupatu

conform, conformist

whanopiri (takenga mai: whano [whanonga] - behaviour; whano - e whai ana i tā te whanokē; piri - adherence, loyalty) (kupu kē atu: whanopiri)

conscious, cognizant

mauri oho

contact, make contact

whakapā

contaminate, contamination

tāhawa, tāhawahawa ~tia (takenga mai: tāhawahawa - contaminate with something tapu)

contend, compete, vie, event, competition, match

tauwhāinga ~tia (kupu kē atu: taupatupatu)

contented, serene, unruffled

māoriori (kupu kē atu: mauri tau)

contest, race

tauwhaiwhai

contraceptive patch

piriārai hapū (takenga mai: piri - to stick, adhere; ārai hapū - contraceptive, birth control)

contraceptive, contraception, birth control

ārai hapū ~tanga (takenga mai: ārai - to ward off, protect; hapū - pregnant)

conversion therapy

takahuri hōkakatanga (takenga mai: takahuri - to convert, change, switch; hōkakatanga - sexuality)

convulsion, spasm, seizure

hukihuki

cool down, bend and stretch body to relieve muscles

whakamakaka ~tia

coordinated, coordination (of movement)

reretahi (takenga mai: rere - to flow; tahi - one, as one)

core muscles

uatumu (takenga mai: ua [uaua] - muscle; tumu - trunk of the body)

core stability

tumuwhena

cosmetic surgery

hāpara whakapaipai

cough, phlegm, common cold

maremare (kupu kē atu: wharowharo)

counselling

tohuora (takenga mai: tohu - to signal, guide, advise; ora - wellness, health, life) (kupu kē atu: whakamahereora)

counsellor

kaitohuora (takenga mai: kai - prefix denoting person performing an action; tohu - to advise, guide; ora - health, wellbeing, life) (kupu kē atu: kaiwhakamahereora)

count (in a game)

kaute (takenga mai: He kupu mino.) (kupu kē atu: tatau)

court, become lovers

whakawhaiāipo

cramp

parerori (kupu kē atu: kokohu, uauawhiti)

crash diet, severe diet

whakapuango (takenga mai: whakapuango - starve)

crisis, predicament, serious problem

tairaru (takenga mai: tai - prefix with a qualifying force; raru - problem, trouble, difficulty) (kupu kē atu: raru ki tai)

critical injury, severe injury

wharanga hārukiruki

cross arm (of outrigger canoe)

kiato

cross contamination

tāhawa whitiwhiti (takenga mai: tāhawahawa - to contaminate; whitiwhiti - to transfer, exchange, swap)

cross-country running

omatahora (takenga mai: tahora - open country)

cross-training

whakapakari matarau (takenga mai: matarau - multifaceted)

crossbar

kaho

crouch start

tīmata turapa (takenga mai: turapa - to spring up, recoil)

crown (of a tooth)

pane niho (takenga mai: pane - head)

cultural identity

tuakiri ahurea

cultural skill

pūkenga ahurea

cut out pass

maka whakahipa (takenga mai: whakahipa - to pass by) (kupu kē atu: makawhiti)

D

Down's syndrome

mate pūira kehe (takenga mai: mate - sickness, disorder, condition; pūira - chromosome; kehe - an odd number)

data driven

aro raraunga (takenga mai: aro - to take heed of, consider; raraunga - data)

debilitated, debility, impaired

waimaero

deceptive of foot, dodger

wae māminga

defend, defense

kaupare ~a (kupu kē atu: ārai)

defender

kaipare (takenga mai: pare - to turn aside, ward off, protect) (kupu kē atu: kaiārai)

defending team

kapa kaupare

defensive rebound

turapa kaupare

defibrillation

whakahihiko manawa (takenga mai: whakahihiko - stimulate, electrify)

deformity in leg or foot, lame

hape, hapehape (kupu kē atu: kopa)

degenerate, decline in health

tipuheke

delicacy specially prepared for a dying person

ō matenga

delirium, delirious

mate kuawa (kupu kē atu: kutukutu ahi)

deluded, delusion

pāhewahewa

dementia

korongenge

dental clinic

taiwhanga niho

dental floss, floss

miro niho (takenga mai: miro - thread, cord, fibre)

dental health, oral health

hauora niho

dental infection, tooth infection

poke niho

dental nurse

tapuhi niho

dental technician

ringapū niho

dentine

tenatini (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

dentist

rata niho (takenga mai: rata [kupu mino] - doctor) (kupu kē atu: tākuta niho)

depressant, downer

(pūroi) haupēhi (takenga mai: hau - essence, vitality; pēhi - to suppress)

depression (illness), misery

kōtonga (kupu kē atu: rāwakiwaki, poururu, mate pāpōuri, toimaha hārukiruki)

deranged, unbalanced, mentally distressed

wairangi

developmental disorder, developmental disability

mate whanake

diabetes

mate huka (takenga mai: mate - sickness; huka - sugar)

diagnose, diagnosis

tautohu ~tia ~nga (takenga mai: tautohu - to identify, specify) (kupu kē atu: whakatau māuiui)

diaphragm (contraceptive)

pātātea (takenga mai: pā - block up, obstruct; tātea - sperm)

diarrhoea

tikotiko (kupu kē atu: koiangi, tororere)

diet (food intake)

whiringa kai (takenga mai: whiringa - selection, choice)

diet (restriction of food intake)

whakatiki (takenga mai: whakatiki - deprive of food)

dietary supplement

āpitihanga whiringa kai

disabled, disability

hauā (kupu kē atu: whaikaha, kopa)

disappointed, disappointment, disillusioned, disillusion

matekiri

discus

poroāwhio (takenga mai: poro [porowhita] - circle, wheel, ring; āwhio - to go round; āwhio [āwhiowhio] - whirlwind)

disfigured, deformed

korohape

disgusting, disgust, loathing, loathsome, abhorrent, abhorrence

wetiweti

dislocate, dislocation (of a joint)

pakoki ~tia

disruptive behaviour

whanonga whakatōhenehene (kupu kē atu: whanonga toheriri)

district health board

rūnanga hauora ā-rohe

dive

ruku

diverse, diversity, plural, pluralism

kanorau ~tanga (takenga mai: kano - colour, sort, kind, seed, texture; rau - many) (kupu kē atu: matahuhuatanga)

doctor, physician

rata (takenga mai: He kupu mino.) (kupu kē atu: tākuta [kupu mino])

dodge, evade

karo

dolphin kick (swimming)

whana aihe

domestic abuse survivor

tūora riri ā-whare

domestic violence, famly violence, domestic abuse

riri ā-whare (takenga mai: riri - anger, violence, rage; ā-whare - in-house)

dose, dosage

pota (takenga mai: pota - fragment, small portion) (kupu kē atu: horopeta)

double dribble

tupanarua

double foul

hararua

downstream effects

hua reremuri (takenga mai: hua - outcome, product; rere - to flow; muri - behind, to come after)

downstream, later (issues, effects etc)

reremuri (takenga mai: rere - to flow; muri - behind, coming after)

draw (competition format)

tātaitākaro (takenga mai: tātai - to arrange, set in order; tākaro - game, sport)

draw (waka ama), to draw a canoe sideways with a paddle

tīrau ~a

draw, tie (result of a game)

takarite (takenga mai: taka - to come around - as a date or period of time; rite - same, similar) (kupu kē atu: haupārua, kaute ōrite)

dressing (for a wound), apply a dressing

tāpi ~a

dribble

tūpanapana ~hia (takenga mai: tupana - bounce, spring up)

drive forward, up the guts

kōkiri pokapū (takenga mai: kōkiri - to rush forward, attack; pokapū - direct route, middle, centre)

drop-in clinic

whare haumanu toronoa (takenga mai: toro - to visit; noa - just, merely)

dropped ball

takapōro

drowsy, lethargic, lethargy, sleepiness

hinamoe (kupu kē atu: pōuruuru)

drug

pūroi

drug abuse

raukoti whakapōauau

drug addiction

wara pūroi

drug rehabilitation

patu wara pūroi (takenga mai: patu - to subdue; wara [warawara] - addiction; pūroi - drug)

drunk, drunkenness, intoxicated, intoxication

haurangi

duathlete, biathlete

kaipararua (takenga mai: kaipara - athlete, athletic pursuit; rua - two)

duathlon, biathlon

hākinarua (takenga mai: hākina [hākinakina] - sport; rua - two)

dull pain, aching pain

māioio (takenga mai: māioio - weak, weary, aching)

dummy half

tūtei (takenga mai: tūtei - sentry, scout)

dummy, dummy pass

maka tinihanga (takenga mai: maka - to pass, throw [a ball]; tinihanga - to deceive, trick) (kupu kē atu: maka māminga)

dump (pā whutupōro)

tātuku (takenga mai: tā - to dump; tuku - to release, let down)

dying breath, weakening breath

manawa kiore

dying, close to death

whakahemohemo

dynamic balance

taurite tainekeneke

dynamic warm up

whakamahana tainekeneke

dysentery

(mate) torohī

dysfunction, dysfunctional, lame

turingonge (takenga mai: turingongengonge - crippled, lame, malfunctioning)

E

e-cigarette, electronic cigarette

īhikareti (takenga mai: ī - he rite te whakahua ki te pū Ingarihi nei, te 'e' mō te electronic; hikareti [kupu mino] - cigarette)

eating disorder

māuiui pongakawa (takenga mai: pongakawa - to consume, devour, eat) (kupu kē atu: mate tahakai)

eco lifestyle, green lifestyle

(kātū) noho tautaiao (kupu kē atu: kātū noho kākāriki)

eczema

harehare

ejaculate, ejaculation

tuha ~ina

elation, elated, joy, joyful, delighted

manahau (kupu kē atu: hurō)

elder abuse

tūkino kaumātua

elder neglect

whakahapa kaumātua

elective surgery

poka whakarite

elite athlete

kaipara ikeike (takenga mai: ikeike - high, lofty)

elite competition

tauwhāinga ikeike (takenga mai: ikeike - high, lofty)

emaciated, starved, malnourished

pohokore

embarrassed, embarrassment, shamed, shame

whakamā (kupu kē atu: māteatea, rōrī)

embryo

kikiri (takenga mai: kikiri - begin to grow, as a child in the womb)

emergency department

taiwhanga ohotata

emergency surgery, emergency operation

poka ohotata

emotion

kare ā-roto

emotional control, control of emotions

taki kare ā-roto

emotional development

whanake kare ā-roto

emotional disorder

mate kare ā-roto

emotional health

hauora kare ā-roto

emotional maturity

kōhure kare ā-roto

emotional suppression, bottle up emotions

pupuri kare ā-roto

emotional trauma

kohuki kare ā-roto

emotional turmoil, confusion, confused, at a loss, stressed out

pōkaikaha

emotionally stable

kare ā-roto tūwhena (takenga mai: tū - to stand, set in place; whena - firm, steady)

emotionally unstable

kare ā-roto tikoki

empathy, empathetic

ngākau aroha

enamoured, smitten, in love

wewehe

end of life tending and nursing, palliative tending and nursing

hīopeope

endometriosis

heke pūtau kōpū (takenga mai: heke - to migrate; pūtau - cell [of an organism]; pūtautau - tissue [of an organism]; kōpū - womb, uterus)

endurance

matatū (takenga mai: matatū - standing firm, enduring)

endurance athlete

kaipara matatū

endurance exercise

kori matatū

endurance sport

hākina matatū (takenga mai: hākina [hākinakina] - sport; matatū - standing firm, enduring)

endurance swimming

kauhoe matatū (kupu kē atu: kauhoe roa, kau matatū)

endurance training

whakapakari matatū

entrepreneurial skills

pūkenga rakahinonga

environmental abuse

tūkino taiao

environmental crisis

tairaru taiao

environmental well-being

oranga taiao

epidemic disease, pandemic disease

mate urutā (kupu kē atu: tahumaero urutā)

epidemiology

mātai tahumaero (takenga mai: mātai - to inspect, examine; tahumaero - disease, illness)

epididymis

pōkai tātea (takenga mai: pōkai - coil, travel about; tātea - sperm)

epidural, spinal anaesthetic

rehu tuaiwi

epilepsy, twitch violently

hūkiki

erection

ure tora (kupu kē atu: ure tū)

erotic dream, wet dream

moetoa

erotic talk

kōrero tūkari (takenga mai: tūkari - lascivious, lustful, sensual)

ethical lifestyle

(kātū) noho matatika

evidence based intervention

hāpaiora whai taunaki

excited, excitement, exciting

hiamo

excruciating pain, intense pain

mamae tārūrū (kupu kē atu: mamae hārukiruki)

exercise, physical exercise, workout

kori tinana (takenga mai: kori - to move; tinana - body)

exit (phase of paddling stroke)

putanga

external factor

āhuatanga rāwaho (kupu kē atu: āhuatanga ōwaho)

extra time

wā tāpiri (takenga mai: tāpiri - additional, extra)

extrinsic motivation

hihiko rāwaho

F

face mask

maruhā (takenga mai: maru - to be covered, shaded, shield; hā - breath) (kupu kē atu: ārai kanohi)

facial herpes

pāpaka kanohi

fallopian tube, oviduct

pūkākano (takenga mai: pū - tube; kākano - ova, ovum, egg)

false teeth

niho kēhua

family crisis

tairaru ā-whānau

family doctor

rata whānau (kupu kē atu: tākuta whānau)

family dysfunction

turingonge ā-whānau

family well-being

oranga whānau

fat, lipid

ngako

fatigue, tired, exhausted, lethargic

ruhi (kupu kē atu: ngoikore, ruha, hūhē, tūrohi, horotete)

fear, fearful, frightened

mataku (kupu kē atu: winiwini, uruwehi, wehi, hopo)

fecal sample, stool sample

tīpako hamuti (takenga mai: tīpako - to take a little here and there) (kupu kē atu: tīpako tūtae, tīpako tiko)

feeling

aurongo (takenga mai: au - current; rongo - to sense, feel)

female reproductive organs, female genitals

taihema wahine (kupu kē atu: taihema uwha)

fertilise, fertilisation

whakatō ~ngia ~nga (takenga mai: whakatō – cause to conceive, plant, insert)

fester, festering

taematuku (kupu kē atu: taetae)

fever

kirikā

field event

tauwhāinga topa (takenga mai: topa - to soar)

filling (tooth)

whakakī kōhao niho

final round, final, championship round

whiringa toa

financial skill

pūkenga ahumoni

fine motor skill

pūkenga nukuiti (takenga mai: nuku - to move; iti - small)

fingering (sexual)

haumiri taihema

finish line

pae mutunga (takenga mai: pae - boundary, threshold)

finishing position

tūranga mutunga

first aid course

akoranga whakaora ohotata (kupu kē atu: akoranga oratata)

first aid kit

tīpae rongoā (takenga mai: tīpae - small basket; rongoā - medicine, healing) (kupu kē atu: tīpae ohotata)

first aid officer

āpiha whakaora

first aid, emergency aid

whakaora ohotata (takenga mai: whakaora - to save, rescue, revive; ohotata - emergency) (kupu kē atu: whakaora whawhati tata)

first half

haurua tuatahi

first quarter

hauwhā tuatahi

fit, fitness

pakari (kupu kē atu: mārohirohi)

fleet footed, quick, swift

māngi (kupu kē atu: hohoro, parahutihuti, waetea)

flexibility exercise

kori hangore

flexibility training

whakapakari hangore

flexible, flexibility

tāwariwari (kupu kē atu: hangore)

foetal membrane, amnion

kahukahu

foetus

kukune (takenga mai: kukune - to swell as pregnancy advances) (kupu kē atu: tōhua)

food addiction

wara kai

food allergy, food intolerance

pāwera kai

food nutrition

taioranga kai

food poisoning

paihana kai

food portion, serving size

tirikai (takenga mai: tiri - share, portion)

foreplay (sexual)

whakareka takamua (takenga mai: rekareka - pleasant, enjoyable; rekareka - orgasm; takamua - forward, to the front) (kupu kē atu: rekareka takamori)

foreskin

kirimata (kupu kē atu: pahuhu, kiri matamata)

forward bend

piko whakamua

forward pass

maka whakamua

forward stretch

totoro whakamua

foul, offence, infringe, infringement

hara (takenga mai: hara - sin, offence)

fourth quarter

hauwhā tuawhā

free throw lane, keyhole (basketball), key

rohe kuru tautuku (takenga mai: rohe - area; kuru - to shoot [goal]; tautuku - penalty)

free throw line

pae kuru tautuku

freestyle, crawl stroke (swimming)

kau tāwhai

front of the blade of a canoe paddle

matamoe

frustrated, frustration, exasperated, exasperation

hēmanawa

fulltime

wā mutunga

fungal infection

poke puruheka

G

gambling addiction

wara petipeti (takenga mai: petipeti [kupu mino] - gamble)

gender characteristic

āhuatanga ā-ira

gender diverse, gender diversity

irahuhua

gender dysphoria

auhi ā-ira (takenga mai: auhi - distressed, distraught, anguish)

gender expression

whakapuaki iratanga (kupu kē atu: whakaputanga ira)

gender identity

tuakiri ā-ira

gender therapy

haumanu ā-ira

genderfluid

irarere (takenga mai: rere - to flow; rere [rerekē] - different, changed) (kupu kē atu: irahuri)

genderqueer, queer

irakē

general anaesthetic

rehu whānui (takenga mai: rehu - to render drowsy or unconscious; whānui - broad, wide)

general practitioner, GP

rata arowhānui (takenga mai: rata [kupu mino] - doctor; aro - to pay attention to, heed; whānui - general, widespread) (kupu kē atu: tākuta arowhānui)

genital area

paehema (takenga mai: pae - vicinity; hema [taihemahema] - sexual organs)

genital herpes

pāpaka taihema

genital lice, pubic lice

kutu taihemahema

genital surgery

poka taihema

genital warts

tona taihemahema

gentle exercise, easy exercise

kori māhū

geriatric health

hauora mātāpuputu

germ

moroiti tahumaero (takenga mai: moroiti - micro-organism; tahumaero - disease, sickness)

gibberish, talk unintelligibly

kunanu

glide, move with even motion

rōnaki

glossophobia, performance anxiety

mae tū (takenga mai: tū - to stand)

glum, disconsolate, miserable, gloomy

poururu

goal (netball, basketball, soccer)

ūhanga (takenga mai: ū - to land, strike home) (kupu kē atu: piro)

goal setting

whakatakoto whāinga

gonorrhoea, clap, venereal disease

pakiwhara (kupu kē atu: konoria [kupu mino])

grief, sorrow, emotional pain

pāmamae

gross motor skill

pūkenga nukurahi (takenga mai: nuku - to move; rahi - large)

grubber kick

whana nuku (takenga mai: whana - kick; nuku - the ground)

grumpy, irritable, irascible, short-tempered

āritarita (kupu kē atu: ngutu komekome, pukukino, whanewhane, hēmanawa)

guard

kaiārai

guilt, guilty, remorse, remorseful, regretful

kaniawhea

gum (mouth)

tako (kupu kē atu: pūniho)

gum disease, gum infection

tako pirau

gut health

hauora kōpiro

gymnastics

takaporepore

gynacologist

mātanga arowahine

gynaecology

mātai arowahine

H

half marathon

oma taumano haurua

half time

wā haurua

hallucinate, hallucination

kaewa, kāewaewa ~nga

hallucinogen, hallucinogenic

whakapohewa (takenga mai: pohewa - to fantisise, imagine)

hammer (athletic event)

kurutai (takenga mai: kurutai [kōtaha kurutai] - a stone weapon attached to a cord; kurutai - a hard dark coloured stone used for making weapons) (kupu kē atu: piu maitai)

hand eye coordination

(te) reretahi o te karu me te ringa

happy, happiness, joy, joyful

koa (kupu kē atu: hari, hurō)

headache

(māhunga) ānini (kupu kē atu: pāhoahoa, ngāhoahoa, kotiuru)

heal, healed, healing (of a physical wound)

mahu

health

hauora (kupu kē atu: waiora)

health crisis

tairaru hauora

health professional

tūngaio hauora (takenga mai: tū - to stand; tū - e whai ana i tā te tūao; ngaio - expert, clever, professional)

health promotion

whakatairanga hauora

health sector, health profession

rāngai hauora

healthy lifestyle

(kātū) noho ora

heart attack

manawa-hē

heart disease, heart condition

mate manawa

heart rate zones

pae kakapa manawa

heart surgery

poka manawa

heart valve replacement

whākapi takirere manawa (takenga mai: whakakapi - to replace, substitute)

heartbeat, heart rate, pulse (of heart)

kakapa manawa (kupu kē atu: hoto manawa, panapana manawa)

helpline

waea āwhina

hemophobia

mae toto

hepatitis

atekakā (takenga mai: ate - liver; kakā - inflamed)

herd immunity

awhikiri paerahi (takenga mai: pae - threshold; rahi - numerous, many)

heroin

taimiri (takenga mai: tai - prefix with a qualifying force; miri - assuage, tranquillise)

herpes

pāpaka

heterosexual

piriaro (takenga mai: piri - be attached to; aro [tauaro] - opposite) (kupu kē atu: taearo)

high intensity interval training, HIIT

whakapakari pūputu uekaha (takenga mai: pūputu - at short intervals; uekaha - strenuous, vigorous, energetic)

high jump

tūpeke (kupu kē atu: peke teitei)

high kick, up and under, bomb

whana rangi (takenga mai: rangi - sky)

high, inebriated

hurori (takenga mai: hurori - to stagger, roll about)

hip flexor stretch

totoro uahope (takenga mai: ua [uaua] - muscle; hope - hip)

hip replacement

whākapi hope (takenga mai: whakakapi - to replace, substitute)

hip rotation

tīwae hope (takenga mai: tīwae - turn from side to side)

hip stretch

totoro hope

historical trauma

kohuki aronehe

holistic health

hauora torowhārahi (takenga mai: toro - to extend; whārahi - wide, broad) (kupu kē atu: hauora tukupū)

holistic treatment, holistic remedy

rongoā torowhānui

holistic well-being, holistic wellness

oranga torowhārahi (takenga mai: toro - to extend; whārahi - broad, wide) (kupu kē atu: oranga tukupū)

homophobia

mae takatāpui (takenga mai: takatāpui - homosexual)

homosexual, gay, lesbian

takatāpui

hoop (basketball, netball)

mōwhiti (kupu kē atu: tarawhiti, mōhiti)

hop (on one foot)

hītoko

hope, hopeful, desire

tōmina (kupu kē atu: awhero, ingo)

hormonal change

huringa taiaki

hormonal contraceptive

ārai hapū taiaki

hormone treatment

rongoā taiaki

hospice

puni pairuri (takenga mai: puni - encampment; pairuri - palliative care) (kupu kē atu: puni whakaahuru, hōhipera pairuri)

hospital, be hospitalised

hōhipera ~tia (takenga mai: He kupu mino.) (kupu kē atu: hōhipere)

hull (of canoe)

tīwae (kupu kē atu: kōhiwi)

human immunodeficiency virus, HIV

wheori ārai-kore (kupu kē atu: huaketo ārai-kore)

hurdle

tāepa (takenga mai: tāepa - fence, palisade)

hygiene, hygienic

akuaku (takenga mai: akuaku - scrape out, cleanse)

hymen

kiritapu

I

identity

tuakiri

identity crisis

tairaru tuakiri

identity disorder

mate tuakiri

identity oppression

tāmi tuakiri

identity theft

whānako tuakiri

illegal drug, illicit drug

pūroi taihara

immune system

pūnaha awhikiri

immunity

awhikiri (takenga mai: awhikiri – innermost defences of a pā; awhi – embrace; kiri – person)

immunocompromised, immune compromised

awhikiri pahara (takenga mai: awhikiri - immunity; pahara - deficient) (kupu kē atu: raru awhikiri)

impact exercise

kori rurutu (takenga mai: rutu - jolt, jerk, bump, throw down, tackle)

impact training

whakapakari rurutu

impetuous, reckless, fierce

totoa

implant, implantation

kuhi ~nga

impulsive, headstrong, impetuous

manawa rere

in doubt, uncertain, indecisive

rangirua (kupu kē atu: ngākaurua)

in vitro fertilisation

whakatōnga mōwaho

inactive lifestyle, sedentary lifestyle

(kātū) noho houtete

inactive, restful, dormant

mauri noho

incision (surgical)

hae (poka)

incisor, front teeth

niho tapahi

incoherent, confused

parure

individual sport

hākina kiritahi (takenga mai: hākina [hākinakina] - sport; kiri - person, self; tahi - one)

infect, infected, infection

poke ~nga

infirm, frail

tārutu (kupu kē atu: wairuhi)

influenza, flu

rewharewha

informed consent

whakaae i runga i te mōhio

informed decision making

whakatatū take i runga i te mōhio

inhalant

haumote (takenga mai: hau [haurehu] - gas; mote - to suck, draw in the breath) (kupu kē atu: whakangānga)

inherited potential

pitomata tukuiho

inject, injection

wero ~a ~nga

injury

whara ~nga

injury time

wā whara

innate immunity

awhikiri taketake

inpatient

tūroro tauroto

intense, intensity

ngoto (takenga mai: ngoto - to be vigorous, intense)

intensive care unit

taiwhanga whāomoomo (kupu kē atu: wāhanga whāomoomo)

intensive care, provide intensive care

whāomoomo

intentional foul

hara takune

interfere, interference (e.g. in a game)

auwaha ~tia

intergenerational dysfunction, generational dysfunction

turingonge tuku iho

intergenerational trauma, generational trauma

kohuki tuku iho

internal factor

āhuatanga rāroto

internet addiction

wara ipurangi

internet safety, cybersafety

haumaru ā-ipurangi

intersex

taihemarua

intervene, intervention

hāpaiora ~a ~nga (takenga mai: hāpai - to uplift, support; ora - wellness)

intervention strategy

rautaki hāpaiora (takenga mai: hāpai - to uplift; ora - well-being)

intra-uterine device

rore ārai hapū (takenga mai: rore - ensnare, impede; ārai hapū - contraceptive)

intrinsic motivation

hihiko rāroto

invasive surgery

poka kōkuhu

invincible, invincibility, fearlessness

mātātoa ~tanga (takenga mai: mātātoa - to be fearless, unafraid, undaunted)

irritating pain

mamae māngeongeo (takenga mai: māngeongeo - irritation, pain)

isometric training, static strength training

whakapakari whakaroau (takenga mai: whakapakari - to strengthen; whakaroau - static, still)

itch, itchy

torotiti (kupu kē atu: toretiti, mangeo)

J

jam (canoe paddle stroke)

titi ~a

jaundice

mate kirikōwhai (kupu kē atu: mate kōwhai)

javelin

tao

javelin thrower

kaiwhiu tao

jealous, jealousy, envious, envy

harawene (kupu kē atu: tūāhae, pūhaehae, wene, tarahae)

jog, gentle run

oma māhū (takenga mai: māhū - to be easy, gentle, leisurely)

joint health

hauora pona

joint pain

mamae pona

joint replacement

whākapi pona (takenga mai: whakakapi - to replace, substitute)

joint sprain

takoki pona

jolt to clear airway, Heimlich manoeuvre

tupana whakawātea arahau (takenga mai: tupana - to jerk; whakawātea - to clear away; arahau - airway) (kupu kē atu: tupana Heimlich)

judge

kaiwhakawā

jump ball

maka taupatu (takenga mai: maka - throw, pass; taupatu [taupatupatu] - to compete, vie)

jump shot

kuru hūpeke (kupu kē atu: tītere hūpeke)

jumping event

tauwhāinga peke

junk food, nutrient deficient food

kai paraurehe

K

keyhole surgery

hāpara kōhao

kilocalorie

manokarori (takenga mai: mano - thousand; karori [kupu mino] - calorie)

knock on

taka whakamua

knock out (competition format)

putarere (takenga mai: puta - exit; rere [ohorere] - suddenly)

L

labour (birth)

whakamamae ~tia

lame (of the legs), limp, hobble

totitoti

landing

tauranga

landing area

pūihi taunga (takenga mai: pūihi - division in a kūmara field; taunga - resting place, landing)

landing pad

tauranga aupuru

lane (e.g. of athletics track, swimming pool etc)

ara kūiti (takenga mai: kūiti - narrow, confined)

lane divider

weheara (takenga mai: wehe - to divide; ara [ara kūiti] - lane)

lash, lashing (in waka construction)

aukaha ~tia

last words, parting speech

ōhākī

lay-up

reikuru (takenga mai: rei - to leap, rush, run; rei - lay [kupu mino]; kuru - to shoot a goal)

leadership skills

pūkenga kaiārahi

leading position, top place, first place

tūranga tuatahi

learning disorder

mate ako

leg swings

tīemiemi waewae

leisure, enjoyment, entertainment, recreation

rēhia

lice, vermin

kutu

life skill

pūkenga noho ora

life-support

taupua ora (takenga mai: taupua - to support; taupua - temporary)

life-threatening condition

mate taihemo (takenga mai: tai - prefix with qualifying force; hemo - to die, be faint)

lifeguard (pool)

manapou hōpua

lifeguard (sea)

manapou moana

lifelong learning skill

pūkenga ako taumano

lifestyle

kātū noho (takenga mai: kātū - type, sort, kind; noho - to live, dwell)

lifestyle choice

kōwhiringa kātū noho

linguistic well-being, language vitality

oranga reo

link player

(kaitākaro) taukaea (takenga mai: taukaea - rope, thread used to fasten fishhook to line) (kupu kē atu: kaitūhono)

listless, lacking energy, spiritless, lacking vitality, unenergetic

korou kore (kupu kē atu: ngoikore, korou mate, haumate)

lob pass, lob

maka perepere (takenga mai: perepere - to toss)

local anaesthetic

rehu whāiti (takenga mai: rehu - to render drowsy or unconscious; whāiti - narrow, compact)

locomotor movement

whakatakataka (takenga mai: whakatakataka - move about, carry out manoeuvres, movement, action) (kupu kē atu: ngatete)

logical thinking

whakaaro arorau (takenga mai: aro - to consider, take heed; rau - many)

long distance race (running)

tauoma roa

long distance running

omaroa

long jump

pekeroa (kupu kē atu: kairērere)

long term immunity

awhikiri tauroa (takenga mai: tau - to settle, land; roa - long time)

lose

hinga ~nga

lose, loss (e.g. a game)

hinga

love, loving, sympathy, sympathetic, empathy, empathetic, compassion

aroha

lover, darling

kairoro (kupu kē atu: tahu, ipo, makau)

low self-esteem

kiritau ngoikore (takenga mai: ngoikore - weak, listless, lacking)

lung cancer

mate pukupuku pūkahukahu

lunge (exercise)

totoro kōkiri (takenga mai: totoro - stretch; kōkiri - thrust forward)

lust, ardour, lusting

mate kanehe (kupu kē atu: pohane)

M

macronutrient

taiora matua

mainstream health service

ratonga hauora auraki

major surgery

poka nui

male reproductive organs, male genitals

taihema tāne (kupu kē atu: taihema toa)

malignant tumour

pukupuku orotā (takenga mai: orotā - voracious, destructive)

manager

kaiwhakahaere

marathon

oma taumano (takenga mai: taumano - for a long time) (kupu kē atu: omaoma-a-Tōhē)

marginalise, belittle, marginalisation

whakaparahako ~tia ~tanga

marijuana, cannabis

tarutaru (takenga mai: tarutaru - grass, weed) (kupu kē atu: tarukino, whakamāminga)

mark (in touch), touch zone

wāhi pā

massage (deep tissue)

romiromi

massage (soft tissue)

mirimiri

massage therapist (deep tissue)

kaihaumanu romiromi

massage therapist (soft tissue)

kaihaumanu mirimiri

massage therapy (deep tissue)

haumanu romiromi

massage therapy (soft tissue)

haumanu mirimiri

masturbate, masturbation (female)

pīkoikoi ~a ~nga

masturbate, masurbation (male)

tītoi (kupu kē atu: tītoitoi)

mature, maturity

kōhure (takenga mai: kōhure - development of a tree or plant to maturity)

maul

kaunuku (takenga mai: kaunuku - centre of an army when formed for a rush) (kupu kē atu: mōro [kupu mino])

maximum heart rate

kakapa mōrahi

measles, rubeola

karawaka

medical imaging technician

ringapū whakaahua whakaora

meditate, meditation

whakaāio wairua

medley (swimming)

kau takawhitiwhiti (takenga mai: taka - prefix denoting a sense of rotation; whitiwhiti - to change)

menarche, first menstruation

kōhinetanga (takenga mai: kōhine - female adolescent)

menopause

ruahinetanga (kupu kē atu: tūpātanga)

menstrual cup

ipu ikura

menstrual cycle

ikura wahine (kupu kē atu: ikura ā-marama, mate marama, mate wahine, awa o te atua)

menstruation, period

rerenga ikura (wahine) (kupu kē atu: mate wahine, ikura ā-marama)

mental abuse, psychological abuse

patu hinengaro (kupu kē atu: tūkino hinengaro)

mental health

hauora hinengaro

mental illness, mental disorder, psychological disorder

mate hinengaro (kupu kē atu: māuiui hinengaro)

mental therapist

kaihaumanu hinengaro

mental well-being, mental wellness

oranga hinengaro

methamphetamine

pōau-pī (takenga mai: poau - be confused, bewildered; pōau [whakapōauau] - narcotic drug; pōau [pōautinitini] - tribulation, afliction, evil; pi [kupu mino] - p) (kupu kē atu: tioata whakaihi)

micronutrient

taiora moroiti

middle

waenga

middle distance race (running)

tauoma waenga

midwife

tapuhi whakawhānau

mindful, mindfulness

taumārire (takenga mai: tau - to be settled; mārire - gently, silently, completely, deliberately; mārire - to be peaceful)

mineral

kohuke (takenga mai: ko [kongakonga] - fragment; huke - expose by removing earth) (kupu kē atu: manawa whenua)

mineral supplement

āpiti kohuke

minor surgery

poka iti

mobility

neke tinana

moderate exercise

kori tahanga (takenga mai: tahanga - moderately, a little)

molar (teeth)

niho kōhari

mood

piropiro

mood change

piropiro hurihuri

mood swing

piropiro tārere

morphine

rehunanu (takenga mai: rehu - mist, spray; nanu - jumbled, confused, incoherent)

most valuable player, MVP

tino kaitākaro

motor skill

pūkenga nuku (takenga mai: nuku - to move)

motorsport

hākina pūkaha (takenga mai: hākina [hākinakina] - sport; pūkaha - motor)

mountain biking, mountain bike

pahikara maunga

move quickly to and fro

kapekapetau

movement (body)

neke (tinana) ~hia ~hanga

movement control

whakataki neke

multisport

hākina-rau (takenga mai: hākina [hākinakina] - sport; rau - many)

mumps

repe hūware pupuhi (takenga mai: repe - gland; hūware - saliva; pupuhi - to swell up)

muscle control

whakataki uaua

muscle health

hauora uaua

muscle pain

mamae uaua

muscular dystrophy

mate horokiwa (takenga mai: mate - disorder, condition, illness; horokiwa - wasting away of the body in disease)

music therapy

haumanu puoro

N

national competition, nationals

whakataetae ā-motu

natural immunity, active immunity

awhikiri māori

natural remedy, herbal medicine

rongoā māori

nature and nurture

(te) tukuiho me te poipoi (takenga mai: tuku iho - handed down, inherited; poipoi - to nurture)

naturopathy

whakamātūtū māori (takenga mai: whakamātūtū - restore to health, heal; māori - natural)

navel, umbilical cord (the end attached to the child)

pito

neck rotation

tīwae kakī (takenga mai: tīwae - turn from side to side)

neck tilt

whakatītaha kakī

negative attitude, ill-disposed

ngākaukino

negative emotion

kare ā-roto matakawa (takenga mai: matakawa - distasteful, dislike)

neglect

whakahapa (kupu kē atu: whakangongo)

neglect, leave destitute

whakahapa ~tia (kupu kē atu: whakangongo)

nerve damage

waimaero ioio (takenga mai: waimaero - to be debilitated, impaired; ioio - nerve)

nerve pain

mamae ioio

neurological disorder

mate ioio (takenga mai: ioio - nerve)

nevous, tension, tense, uneasy

āmaimai

nicotine

nikotini (takenga mai: He kupu mino.) (kupu kē atu: parawaro)

nicotine patch

piri nikotini (takenga mai: piri - to stick, adhere; nikotini [kupu mino] - nicotine)

non-binary gender

ira tāhūrua-kore

non-locomotor movement

koiri (takenga mai: koiri - bend the body, sway, move to and fro)

nonconforming, nonconformist

whanokē (takenga mai: whanokē - peculiar, different, odd)

numb, numbness, paralysis

iokerewai (takenga mai: io - nerve; kēkerewai - numb)

numb, pins and needles

kēkerewai

numb, stiff, stiffness (e.g of muscles)

kōpā

nurse

tapuhi ~tia (kupu kē atu: nēhi [kupu mino], nāhi)

nurtured potential, developed potential

pitomata poipoi

nutrient dense food

kai taiora nui

nutrient group

huinga taiora

nutrient, nutrition

taiora ~nga

nutritionist, dietician

mātanga taiora

nutritious

taioraora

nyctophobia, fear of the dark

mae pō

O

obese, fat

mōmona (kupu kē atu: ngenge, kutere)

object of affection, person someone is in love with

kaitokomauri (kupu kē atu: makau, tau)

obstetrician

mātanga hapūtanga

obstetrics

mātai hapūtanga

occupational therapist

kaihaumanu ngangahau

offensive rebound

turapa kōkiri

offside

tūhapa (takenga mai: tū - to stand; hapa - fault, foul, infringement)

oncologist

mātanga mate pukupuku

open water swimming

kauhoe au moana (kupu kē atu: kau moana)

operate, operation (medical), surgery

poka ~ia ~nga (takenga mai: poka - to cut out) (kupu kē atu: hāparapara)

operating theatre

taiwhanga hāpara (takenga mai: hāpara [hāparapara] - surgical operation) (kupu kē atu: taiwhanga poka)

ophthalmology

mātai mate karu

opiate

whakaporehu māori (takenga mai: porehu - to be misty, dimmed, blurred; māori - natural; whakaporehu - opioid) (kupu kē atu: pōau patu mamae)

opioid

whakaporehu (takenga mai: porehu - to be misty, dimmed, blurred)

opium poppy

pua opiuma (takenga mai: He kupu mino [opiuma].) (kupu kē atu: pua opioma)

opponent, opposition, adversary

hoariri

opposite sex

taihema tauaro

optimistic, optimism

ngākau rorotu (kupu kē atu: mariu)

optometrist, optician

kaimātai whatu (kupu kē atu: kaimātai karu)

optometry

mātai whatu

oral hygiene, dental hygiene

akuaku niho

oral sex

ai waha

orgasm, ejaculate

tokomauri (kupu kē atu: rekareka)

orthodontist

mātanga niho (takenga mai: mātanga - expert, specialist)

orthopaedic surgery

poka kōiwi

osteoarthritis

kaikōiwi

osteopath

mātanga kōmuru

osteopathy

kōmuru (takenga mai: kōmuru - to make supple by rubbing)

outdoor lifestyle

(kātū) noho tū-ā-nuku

outpatient

tūroro tauwaho

outplay, outsmart, outmanoeuvre, outfox, outwit

rorerau ~tia

outrigger

ama

outrigger canoe

waka ama

outrigger canoe racing

tauwhaiwhai waka ama

ovary

wharekano

over the mark

tua o te wāhi pā

overarm throw

whiu tukurunga

overcrowded teeth

niho kōpā

overhead stretch, upward stretch

totoro whakarunga

overlapping teeth

niho tāpiki

overuse

whakamahinga inati (takenga mai: inati - be excessive, extreme)

overweight, chubby, fat

pukunati (kupu kē atu: kunekune, katete)

overwhelming victory, run away victory, huge win, blowout victory

toa haukerekere (takenga mai: toa - to be victorious; haukerekere - to overwhelm, trounce, defeat)

ovulate, ovulation

tukukano

ovum, seed

kākano

P

Parkinson's disease

mate paiori (takenga mai: paiori - emaciated)

Pilates

Pirāti (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

paddle (canoe)

hoe ~a ~nga

paediatric health, child health

hauora mātātahi (kupu kē atu: hauora arotamariki)

paediatrics

mātai mātātahi (takenga mai: mātai - to inspect, examine; mātai - study ~ology; mātātahi - young people)

paid, professional

whaiutu (takenga mai: whai - to get, obtain; utu - payment) (kupu kē atu: ngaio)

pain free

mamae-kore

pain relief, painkiller

rongoā patu mamae

pain scale

tauine mamae (takenga mai: tauine - ruler)

pain threshold

pae mamae

pain tolerance

amohanga mamae (takenga mai: amo - to carry, bear)

pain, ache, hurt, sore

mamae (kupu kē atu: kōharihari)

paleo (diet)

kaihoromata (takenga mai: kai - food, to eat; horomata - pure, natural, undefiled)

palliative care

pairuri (takenga mai: pairuri - solicitude) (kupu kē atu: mohimohi whakahemohemo, mohi whakahemo)

palliative care specialist

mātanga pairuri

palliative caregiver

kaimohi pairuri (takenga mai: mohi [mohimohi] - to tend, nurse, care for)

panic stricken

mauri rere

paramedic

manapou tata (takenga mai: manapou - anything to support life; tata [ohotata] - emergency)

parasitic disease, illness cause by a parasite

mate pirinoa

parasitic infection

poke pirinoa

parental guidance

akoako mātua

parental influence

awenga mātua

parental pressure

pēhanga mātua

participate, participation

whai wāhi ~tanga

partner abuse, spouse abuse

tūkino hoapiri

passion, passionate, eager, eagerness

kohara (kupu kē atu: ngākau whiwhita, ngākaunui)

past experience

wheako o mua

pathologist

kaimātai māuiui

pathology

mātai māuiui

patient centred care

tautiaki arotūroro (takenga mai: tautiaki - to care for, tend; aro - to take heed of, focus on; tūroro - patient, invalid)

patient, invalid

tūroro (kupu kē atu: hāura)

peer influence

awenga aropā (takenga mai: aropā - clump of one species of tree)

peer pressure

pēhanga aropā (kupu kē atu: pēhanga ā-hoa)

penalty shot, free throw

kuru tautuku

penalty, penalise

(whaka) whiu ~a ~nga (kupu kē atu: hāmene)

penetrating trauma

kohuki ngangengange (takenga mai: ngangengange - to be pierced, stabbed)

penis

ure

performance enhancing drug

pūroi whakakaha

period pain, menstrual pain

kōharihari ikura (wahine)

period poverty

tuakoka ikura (wahine) (takenga mai: tuakoka - poverty; ikura [rerenga ikura] - menstruation, period) (kupu kē atu: tuakoka mate wahine)

period underpants

tarau ikura

perseverance, determination

manawanui

personal identity

tuakiri whaiaro

personality

haukiri (takenga mai: hau - vitality of a person; hau - breath, wind; kiri - person, self) (kupu kē atu: āhua, whaiaro)

pessimism, pessimistic

ngākau hākerekere

pharmacist

mātanga taka rongoā

phlegm, cough

mare

phobia

mae ~a (takenga mai: mae - to be overcome with fear)

physical development

whanake tinana

physical illness, physical disorder

mate tinana

physical maturity

kōhure tinana

physical safety

haumaru ā-tinana

physical skill

pūkenga kori

physical therapy

haumanu tinana

physical trait, physical characteristic

āhuatanga ā-tinana

physical trauma

kohuki tinana

physical violence, physical abuse, assault

haupatu ~a (kupu kē atu: tūkino, tunu huruhuru)

physical well-being

oranga tinana

physiological disorder, functional disorder

mate whaiaroaro

physiologist

kaimātai whaiaroaro

physiology

mātai whaiaroaro (takenga mai: whaiaroaro - self, person)

physiotherapist, physio

kaihaumanu koiri (takenga mai: koiri - to bend the body; koiri - non-locomotor movement)

pivot

kauhuri

placenta

whenua

plank (static exercise)

puri whakapae (takenga mai: puri - to hold; whakapae - horizontal) (kupu kē atu: papa whakamārō)

plaque (dental)

kitokito

plaster cast

ukutāhū (takenga mai: uku - plaster, clay; tāhū - rod used as a stiffener; tāhū - splint) (kupu kē atu: pāpāuku, tākai ukutea)

plaster, band aid, adhesive bandage

piritāpi (takenga mai: piri - to stick, adhere; tāpi - dressing for a wound) (kupu kē atu: piriora)

plastic surgery

hāpara ahuahu (takenga mai: ahuahu - to form, fashion)

play (specific movement in a game)

tūtākaro (takenga mai: tū - manner, type, sort; tākaro - to play)

player

kaitākaro

player of the day

whetū o te rā (kupu kē atu: kaitākaro o te rā)

player recruitment

taritari kaitākaro

playing season

kaupeka tākaro

playing uniform, playing strip

kahu tākaro

playmaker

kaitaki tākaro (takenga mai: taki - to lead, bring along)

podiatrist

kaimātai waewae

point (scoring unit in a competition)

whiwhinga (takenga mai: whiwhi - to get, obtain)

point guard

kaiārai hautū (takenga mai: ārai - to obstruct, hinder, block out; hautū - to guide, lead, keep in time) (kupu kē atu: kaiārai kōmore)

pole vault

tūtoko

pole, propel with a pole

toko

polio, poliomyelitis

whakamemeke (takenga mai: whakamemeke - wasting, shrivelling of the limbs)

pollen allergy

pāwera hae

pool (in a tournament draw)

puna (whakataetae)

porn, pornography, pornographic

karihika (takenga mai: karihika - lewd, erotic)

pornography addiction, porn addiction

wara karihika

positive attitude, favourably disposed

ngākaupai

positive emotion

kare ā-roto matareka (takenga mai: matareka - pleasant, affable)

positive thought, positive thinking

whakaaro angitu (takenga mai: angitu - fortunate, successful)

possession (of ball), in possession

maupōro

post (canoe paddle stroke)

poutiti ~a

post traumatic stress disorder, PTSD

kohuki taumuri (takenga mai: kohuki - anguish, stress, distress; tau - to come to land, settle; muri - after)

potential

pitomata (takenga mai: pito mata - uncooked portion [of kūmara that can be replanted having the potential to produce many more kūmara]) (kupu kē atu: pūmanawa nohopuku)

power forward

poumua mārohirohi (takenga mai: mārohirohi - strong, powerful) (kupu kē atu: kauaro mārohirohi, poukaha)

powerhouse, engine

pūkaha

practice, train

whakangungu ~a

pre-menstrual syndrome, PMS

mate ikura takamua (takenga mai: mate - illness, condition, syndrome; ikura [ikura wahine] - menstruation; taka - to come around, as in a date or period of time; mua - in front of, before)

pregnant, with child, pregnancy

hapū ~tanga

premolar (teeth)

niho pū

prenatal disorder, fetal disorder

mate kukune

prescribe, prescription

tūtohu ~a ~nga

prescription drug

pūroi tūtohu (takenga mai: tohutohu - to instruct, advise)

prescription medicine

rongoā tūtohu

principle

mātāpono

problem solving skills

pūkenga whakaoti rapanga

process

tukanga (takenga mai: tukatuka - to start up, proceed, move forward)

processed food

kai tukatuka

professional athlete, paid athlete

kaipara whaiutu

prostate cancer

mate pukupuku repe tātea

prostate gland

repe ure

protein

pūmua (takenga mai: pū - origin, source; pūhui - chemical compound; mua - front, foremost)

protein supplement

āpiti pūmua

psychological safety

haumaru ā-hinengaro

psychologist

kaimātai hinengaro

psychotherapy, mental therapy

haumanu hinengaro

puberty

pūhuruhurutanga

pubes

puke

public health

hauora tūmatanui

puffed, out of breath, breathlessness

tūngāngā

pull, pull phase (of paddle stroke)

tō ~ia

Q

R

racket sport

hākina rākete (takenga mai: hākina [hākinakina] - sport; rākete [kupu mino] - racket)

radiologist

kaihaumanu hihiora

radiology

haumanu hihiora

rainbow community

hapori āniwaniwa

raise (a child), upbringing

whakapakeke (kupu kē atu: whakatipu)

rash, skin disease, scabies

hakihaki (kupu kē atu: kōpukupuku)

reaction time, reponse time

wā urupare

rebound (basketball)

turapa (kupu kē atu: tāwhana)

record, maximum

tihi (takenga mai: tihi - summit, top, peak, maximum) (kupu kē atu: rekoata [kupu mino], kōmata)

recover (from severe illness)

whakamāui

recover from an illness, recuperate, convalesce

(whaka) mātūtū

recovery (e.g. after exercise)

whakaoraora

recreational athlete

kaipara runaruna

referee, umpire

kaiwawao (takenga mai: wawao - to part combatants)

registered nurse

tapuhi rēhita

relapse

matahoki

relaxed

parohe

relay race (running)

tauoma tānga (takenga mai: tānga - division, company, relay of persons)

remedy, medicine, apply medicine, cure, treat, treatment

rongoā ~tia

repetition, rep

tāruatanga

repetitive strain injury, RSI

whara rīakaaka (takenga mai: whara - injury; riaka - strain, pull [a muscle])

replacement (player), reserve, substitute, sub

(kaitākaro) whakahiri (takenga mai: whakahirihiri - assist, relieve)

replacement bench, substitutes bench

pae hihiri

reproduce, reproduction

whakaputa uri

reproductive organs, sexual organs

taihemahema

reproductive system

pūnaha whakaputa uri

rescue breathing

hā whakaora

reserve, book (appointment), reservation

tāpui ~a ~tanga

resilient, resilience

manawaroa

resistance band

taura ātete (takenga mai: taura - cord; ātete - to oppose, resist)

resistance training, strength training

whakapakari ātete

respite

tānga manawa

respite care

tautiaki tānga manawa

rheumatoid arthritis

kaiponapona (kupu kē atu: pona kakā rūmātiki)

rim of canoe

nīao

ringworm

muna (kupu kē atu: pātito)

risk management

whakahaere tūraru

risk taker

manawa kai tūraru (takenga mai: manawa - heart; kai - to consume; tūraru - risk; E whai ana i te 'manawa kai tūtae'.)

risk, at risk

tūraru (takenga mai: tū - tūponotanga; raru - trouble, problem, difficulty)

road cycling, road cycle

pahikara rori

road running

omarori

roll (basketball)

huri (takenga mai: huri - to turn)

roll back, roll ball

pīrori whakamuri

root (of tooth)

pū niho

root canal (of a tooth)

awa pū (niho) (takenga mai: awa - canal; pū - root)

round robin (tournament draw)

whiringa whakapau (takenga mai: whiringa - round, heat [in a tournament]; whakapau - exhaustive)

round, heat, stage (of a competition)

whiringa (takenga mai: whiriwhiri - to select, choose)

run up (e.g. for a jump)

whakatata (takenga mai: whakatata - approach)

run up lane, run up track

ara whakatata

running event, track event

tauwhāinga omaoma

running race

tauoma (takenga mai: tau - prefix denoting a reciprocal action; tau [tauwhāinga] - contest; oma - run)

S

Salmonella

haramonera (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

sad, sadness, mournful, gloomy, despondent, melancholy

pōuri (kupu kē atu: ruku popoi, matapōuri)

safe sex

ai haumaru

safe, secure, safety, security

haumaru

safety net

kupenga haumaru

saliva sample

tīpako hūare (takenga mai: tīpako - to take a little here and there)

same sex

taihema ōrite

sanitary pad

kope ikura

saturated fat

ngako kohura (takenga mai: kohura - be full)

scab, scabby

whekewheke (kupu kē atu: tongako, wenewene)

scabies

waihakihaki

schizophrenia

māuiui wairua tuakoi (takenga mai: māuiui - illness, disorder; wairua - spirit; tuakoi - divide, separate, misconceive, imagine, be deceived)

sciatica

kanikani

scoop (pā whutupōro)

koko

screen addiction

wara mata

screen and roll, pick and roll

taupare me te huri

scrotum

pūkoro raho (takenga mai: pūkoro - pocket, pouch; raho - testes)

scurvy

(mate) kāwei (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

second half

haurua tuarua

second place, runner up position

tūranga tuarua

second quarter

hauwhā tuarua

second, second place, runner up

tuarua

self awareness, personal perception

aroā whaiaro

self management skills

pūkenga auaki (takenga mai: au - I, me; aki - to encourage, urge on) (kupu kē atu: pūkenga taki whaiaro)

self-belief

whakapono whaiaro

self-discipline

urupū whaiaro (takenga mai: urupū - diligent, persevering, tenacious; whaiaro - personal) (kupu kē atu: whakaraupapa whaiaro)

self-esteem, self-respect, self-worth

kiritau (takenga mai: kiri - person, self; tau - to be settled)

self-neglect, personal neglect

whakahapa whaiaro

self-sufficient lifestyle

(kātū) noho ringaora

semen

waitātea (takenga mai: wai - fluid; tātea - sperm)

semi-final, penultimate round

whiringa whāiti (kupu kē atu: taumātakitahi)

seminal vesicles

pū waitātea (takenga mai: pū - source, origin; waitātea - semen)

set (of repeated exercises)

huinga tāruatanga (takenga mai: huinga - collection, set, group; tāruatanga - repetition, rep)

settled, composed, serene, calm

mauri tau

sex addiction

wara ai

sex characteristic

āhuatanga taihema

sex talk

kōrero hemahema

sexual abuse survivor

tūora taitōkai

sexual abuse, sexual violence

taitōkai

sexual activity, sexually active

mahi hōkaka

sexual arousal

nanawe taihema (takenga mai: nanawe - aroused, stimulated, excited; taihema [taihemahema] - sexual organs) (kupu kē atu: whakaoho taihema)

sexual desire, sexual attraction

taera

sexual desire, sexual attraction

hōkaka ~ina ~tanga (kupu kē atu: taera)

sexual development

whanake taihema

sexual dysfunction

turingonge taihema

sexual fluidity, sexually fluid

hōkakarere (takenga mai: rere - to flow; rere [rerekē] - different, changed) (kupu kē atu: taera hurihuri)

sexual health

hauora taihemahema

sexual intercourse, love-making, copulate, have intercourse with

ai ~tia ~tanga (kupu kē atu: tōkai, ekeeke, onioni, pīkonikoni, mahimahi)

sexual orientation

aronga hōkaka (kupu kē atu: aronga taera)

sexual partner

hoa ai (kupu kē atu: hoa onioni)

sexual pleasure

rekareka taihema

sexuality

hōkakatanga

sexuality development

whanake hōkakatanga

sexually transmitted disease, STD, venereal disease

mate paipai (kupu kē atu: pakiwhara, kōtureture)

shaft, handle

kakau

sharp pain

mamae pākaha (kupu kē atu: mamae pākino)

shiver, shivering, shivers

korohāwini (kupu kē atu: tūngāwiri)

shock

whētuki

shoot (a goal by throwing), shot

kuru ~a (takenga mai: kuru - to throw) (kupu kē atu: tītere)

shooter, goal shoot

ringa kuru (takenga mai: ringa - hand; kuru - to shoot [a goal])

shooting guard

kaiārai kuru

shopping addiction

wara hokohoko

short term immunity, temporary immunity

awhikiri taupoto

shot put

panga matā (takenga mai: panga - throw, toss; matā - shot, lead, cannon)

shoulder stretch

totoro pokohiwi

shy, bashful, reserved, self-conscious

konekone (kupu kē atu: numinumi)

sick, unwell, sickness, disorder, condition, illness, disease, syndrome

māuiui (kupu kē atu: tahumaero, mate)

side arm raises

mairanga ringa ki te taha

side stretch

totoro tītaha

sideline

paetaha

sideline throw in, throw in

maka paetaha (takenga mai: maka - throw, pass; paetaha - sideline)

skill

pūkenga

skin caliper

kinikiri (takenga mai: kini - to nip, pinch; kiri - skin)

skin cancer, melanoma

mate pukupuku kiri

skin cut, laceration

haehae kiri

skin disorder, skin condition, skin disease

mate kiri

skin graft

kiri uwhi (takenga mai: kiri - skin; uwhi - to cover)

slam dunk, jam

haukuru (takenga mai: haukuru - to smash; hau - to strike, hit; kuru - to shoot)

sleep disorder

mate korohiko

sleeping pill

pire whakamoe (takenga mai: pire [kupu mino] - pill, tablet; whakamoe - to put to sleep)

small forward

poumua poto (kupu kē atu: kauaro poto, poupaku)

smallpox

koroputaputa

smoke (tobacco etc), smoking

momi ~a (takenga mai: momi - to suck)

smoke free

auahi kore

social aspect, social side

taha whakawhanaunga (kupu kē atu: taha pāpori)

social condition, social disability

mate pāpori

social conditioning

whakaū poripori (takenga mai: whakaū - to make firm, establish, reinforce; poripori [whakaporipori] - socialisation; pori [pāpori] - social)

social crisis

tairaru pāpori

social development

whanake tahapori (takenga mai: taha - side, aspect; pori [pāpori] - social) (kupu kē atu: whanake pāpori)

social media addiction

wara pāhopori

social media influence

awenga pāhopori

social phobia

mae pāpori (kupu kē atu: mae piringa tangata)

social pressure

pēhanga pāpori (kupu kē atu: whakawhere pāpori)

social skill

pūkenga pāpori

social trauma

kohuki pāpori

social well-being, social wellness

oranga pāpori

social worker

tauwhiro (takenga mai: tauwhiro - to tend, care for) (kupu kē atu: kaimahi tokoora, kaimahi toko i te ora, ringa tokoora)

socialise, socialisation

whakaporipori ~tia ~tanga (takenga mai: whaka - causative pefix; pori [pāpori] - social)

soil well-being, soil health

oranga oneone

solvent abuse

raukoti tāmeha

solvent addiction

wara tāmeha

speed, fast, quick

tere

sperm

tātea

sperm tube, vas deferens

ara tātea (takenga mai: ara - pathway; tātea - sperm)

spikes (shoes for sprinters)

hūkoikoi (takenga mai: hū [kupu mino] - shoe; koi - sharp point, spike) (kupu kē atu: hūkōpere)

spina bifida

ritua tuaiwi (takenga mai: ritua - be divided, separated; tuaiwi - spine, backbone)

spiritual abuse

patu wairua (kupu kē atu: tūkino wairua)

spiritual well-being, emotional well-being

oranga wairua

spiteful word, unkind comment

tao kupu (takenga mai: tao - spear; kupu - word) (kupu kē atu: hahani)

splint

tāhū (takenga mai: tāhū - a rod used as a stiffener) (kupu kē atu: pāpākiri)

split (pā whutupōro)

mawehe (takenga mai: mawehe - to be separated, parted)

sport

hākinakina (kupu kē atu: tākaro)

sports team

kapa hākinakina

sportsmanship, sportsmanlike behaviour

whanonga tapatahi (takenga mai: tapatahi - principled, upright)

spotting

māturu toto (takenga mai: māturu - to drip, trickle; toto - blood)

sprain

takoki

sprint

kōpere (takenga mai: kōpere - to rush)

sprint race

tauoma kōpere

sprinter

waekōpere (takenga mai: wae - feet; kōpere - to rush)

squat

noho hītengitengi (kupu kē atu: tūruru)

staggered start

tīmata putuputu (takenga mai: putuputu - at short intervals)

stamina

manawa piharau

start gun

pū tīmata

start line

pae tīmatanga (takenga mai: pae - boundary, threshold)

starting block

tia ngapu (takenga mai: tia - peg; ngapu - stretch forward ready to run)

starting lineup, starting team, run on team

aroākapa (takenga mai: aroākapa - front rank, front row [of kapa haka etc])

static balance

taurite whakaroau (takenga mai: whakaroau - static, still)

steeplechase

oma tauārai (takenga mai: tauārai - screen, barier, obstruction)

steer, steering paddle

urungi

steerer

kaiurungi

step out, stride out

tāwhai

sterilise, sterilisation

patu moroiti ~a (takenga mai: patu - to kill, subdue; moroiti - microbe) (kupu kē atu: āta horoi)

sterilising technician

ringapū patu moroiti

stern (of canoe, boat etc)

kei

stigma, stigmatise

tāpoapoa (takenga mai: tā - causative prefix; poapoa - to stain, discolour) (kupu kē atu: poapoataunu)

stillborn baby

kahu

stillborn, stillbirth

materoto

stimulant drug

pūroi whakaihiihi

stimulant, upper

(pūroi) haupiki (takenga mai: hau - essence, vitality; piki - ascend, climb up)

stimulus, stimulate, arouse

whakaoho ~ngia ~ nga

stimulus, stimulate, stimulated, arouse

whakaohooho

stomach pain, tummy ache

ngau puku (kupu kē atu: puku mamae)

stoned, affected by a drug

māngina

strain, pull (a muscle)

riaka ~ria

strategy

rautaki

strength, power, fitness

mārohirohi

strengthening plan

mahere whakapakari

strengthening programme

hōtaka whakapakari

strenuous, vigorous, vigour

uekaha (kupu kē atu: pākahukahu, ngangahau, hōriri)

stressed, troubled, concerned

kūraruraru

stretch

whātorotoro (kupu kē atu: totoro, tautoro)

stroke

roro ikura (takenga mai: roro - brain; ikura - haemorrhage)

stroke (paddle)

hoenga

stroke (swimming)

tāhoe

stroke affectionately, caress

haumiri ~a

stroke, stroker (waka ama, rowing)

kaitaki (takenga mai: taki - lead, bring along, keep time)

substance abuse, drug abuse

raukoti pūroi (takenga mai: raukoti - misuse, meddle with, mishandle; pūroi - drug)

suicide

whakamomori

surgeon

rata hāparapara

surgical instrument

taputapu hāpara

surgical nurse

tapuhi hāpara (takenga mai: tapuhi - nurse; hāpara [hāparapara] - surgical operation)

survivor

tūora (takenga mai: tū - to stand; ora - alive, well, healthy)

swim, swimming

kauhoe

swimmer

kaikauhoe

swollen (with fluid)

tetere

symptom

tohumate (takenga mai: tohu - sign, signal; mate - illness) (kupu kē atu: tohu, putanga ake)

syphilis

pākewakewa

T

T grip (of canoe paddle)

pūrori

tactic

rauhanga

take off line

pae rēinga (takenga mai: rēinga - place of leaping)

talent, natural talent

pūmanawa

tampon

puru taiawa

tap, tap kick

whana iti

tartar

tātā (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

tartar removal

waruwaru tātā (takenga mai: waruwaru - to remove outer coating, scrape; tātā [kupu mino] - tartar)

teacher, coach

kaiwhakaako

team sport

hākina ā-kapa (takenga mai: hākina [hākinakina] - sport)

teammate

hoakapa

technical foul

hara ā-ture

technician (health professional)

ringapū (takenga mai: ringa - hand; ringa [ringa rehe] - skilled; pū - skilled person)

technique

tūkawe (takenga mai: tū - manner, sort, type; kawe - to carry)

testes, testical

raho (kupu kē atu: hekeri)

testicular cancer

mate pukupuku raho

therapist

kaihaumanu (takenga mai: haumanu - to revive, restore to health)

therapy, treat using therapy

haumanu ~tia ~tanga (takenga mai: haumanu - to revive, restore to health)

third quarter

hauwhā tuatoru

three point line (basketball)

pae whiwhi-toru (whakapotonga: pae whiwhi-3)

three point shot (basketball)

kuru whiwhi-toru (kupu kē atu: tītere toru piro)

throbbing pain

mamae panapana

throw, pass

maka (kupu kē atu: whiu)

throwing circle

āpure tuatuku (takenga mai: āpure - patch, circumscribed area; tuatuku - to let go)

throwing event

tauwhāinga maka

thwart, cross beam (of canoe)

taumanu

time management

whakahaere wā

time out

wāhiki

tobacco

tupeka (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

tobacco abuse

raukoti tupeka (takenga mai: tupeka [kupu mino] - tobacco)

tobacco addiction

wara tupeka

tooth

niho

tooth

niho2

tooth abrasion

hohore niho (takenga mai: hohore - strip off, be bald, deficient)

tooth abscess, dental abscess

whēwhē niho

tooth cavity, hole (in tooth)

kōhao niho

tooth decay

tunga niho

tooth extraction

huhuti niho

torn cartilage

wheua ngohe tīhae

torso rotation

tīwae tumu (takenga mai: tīwae - turn from side to side)

total (of points), final score

tapeke

touch

pā ~ngia ~nga

touch rugby, touch football

pā whutupōro (kupu kē atu: pā whutupaoro, pā pōro)

track and field

omaoma me te topa

traditional game, traditional sport

tākaro tuku iho

train, training, physical training, strengthening

whakapakari (kupu kē atu: whakamārō, whakamarohi)

trainer, strength trainer

kaiwhakapakari

training plan, training programme

mahere whakangungu

transgender, trans

irawhiti

transition, transitioning

whakawhiti ~a ~nga

transphobia

mae irawhiti

trauma, traumatised

kohuki (takenga mai: kohuki - anguish, distress)

traumatic

whakakohuki

triathlete

kaiparatoru (takenga mai: kaipara - athlete; toru - three)

triathlon, triathlete

hākinatoru (takenga mai: hākina [hākinakina] - sport; toru - three) (kupu kē atu: hākina-toru, tauwhāinga-toru)

tribal identity

tuakiri ā-iwi

tricep stretch

totoro uatoru

triple jump

peketoru

trophy, championship award

tohu toa

try, score, goal (in a game)

piro

tryline, scoreline

paepiro

tumble turn

turupeke (takenga mai: turupeke - to tumble head over heels, somersault)

tumour, lump, cancer

pukupuku

turnover, change of possession

tukupōro

U

ultra marathon, ultra race

tauoma inati (takenga mai: inati - excessive, extreme)

umbilical cord

iho (kupu kē atu: tāngaengae, uho)

umbilical cord (the end attached to the mother)

rauru

uncomfortable, uneasy, uneasiness, anxious

anipā (kupu kē atu: manawarau)

unconscious, subliminal, comatose, unresponsive

mauri moe

underarm throw

whiu tukuraro

unease, uneasy, disquiet

pāihi

unhealthy lifestyle

(kātū) noho kimimate (takenga mai: kātū noho - lifestyle; kimi - to seek; mate - illness, unwell)

unhealthy, weak, sickly

māruru

uniform, uniformity, homogeneous

kanorite (takenga mai: kano - colour, sort, kind, seed, texture; rite - be alike)

uniqueness, unique

tūhāhā (kupu kē atu: rongomaiwhiti, āhua ake, āhua motuhake)

unpaid athlete, amateur athlete

kaipara utukore

unpaid, amateur

utukore (takenga mai: utu - payment; kore - nil, not)

unruffled, calm, placid

māhuruhuru

unsaturated fat

ngako hamanga (takenga mai: hamanga - partially full)

unsettled, restless

kārangirangi (kupu kē atu: ngākaurua)

unsettled, restless, hyperactive, constantly on the move

pītakataka

unsportsmanlike

taurekareka (takenga mai: taurekareka - dastardly, dishonourable) (kupu kē atu: tūtūā)

unsteady, unbalanced, unsteadiness

tikoki

upper part of canoe sides

rauawa

upstream factor

āhuatanga reremua (takenga mai: rere - to flow; mua - before, in front)

upstream intervention, early intervention

hāpaiora reremua (takenga mai: hāpaiora - intervention; rere - to flow; mua - in front, before)

upstream, causal, early (actions, factors etc)

reremua (takenga mai: rere - to flow; mua - before, in front of)

urethra

pūaha mimi (takenga mai: pūaha - river mouth, opening; mimi - urine)

urinary tract infection

poke aramimi

urine sample

tīpako mimi (takenga mai: tīpako - to take a little here and there)

urologist

mātanga aramimi (takenga mai: aramimi - urinary tract)

urology

mātai aramimi

utility player

kaitākaro rakarau (takenga mai: raka - adept, skilful; rau - many)

V

vacant, blank (of the mind)

roro wātea (takenga mai: roro - brain; wātea - vacant, blank)

vaccine, vaccination

rongoā āraimate (takenga mai: rongoā - healing, medicine, remedy; ārai - block out, prevent; mate - sickness) (kupu kē atu: kano āraimate)

vagina, female genitals

tara (kupu kē atu: tenetene, puketona, tore, teke)

vaginal sex

ai tara

vaginal yeast infection, Candida, thrush

īhitara (takenga mai: īhi - yeast; tara - vagina)

value, values

uara ~tia

vape, vaping

momirehu (takenga mai: momi - to suck; rehu - mist; rehu [wairehu] - water vapour) (kupu kē atu: momi haurehu)

vegan

kaiota (takenga mai: kai - to eat; ota [otaota] - vegetation; kaiota - herbivore)

vegetarian

kaimanga (takenga mai: kai - to eat; manga - greens, leafy vegetables)

verbal abuse

whakamania (kupu kē atu: whakamanioro, hanihani)

vice captain

kaitaki mātāmuri (takenga mai: mātāmuri - secondary)

viral infection

poke huaketo

virus

huaketo (takenga mai: hua – outcome, product; keto – infested with maggots) (kupu kē atu: wheori)

vital essence, life force, source of emotions

mauri

vitality, energy

korou

vitamin

huaora (takenga mai: hua - product, fruit; huanga - advantage, benefit; ora - healthy)

vitamin supplement

āpiti huaora

vocational guidance counsellor, careers advisor

kaitohu mahi (takenga mai: kai - prefix denoting agent; tohu - to signal, advise, guide; mahi - employment, occupation)

vulva

puapua

W

warm up

whakamahana ~tia

weight status

paetaumaha (takenga mai: pae - margin, threshold; taumaha - weight)

well-being, wellness

oranga

wheeze, breathe with difficulty

ngāngā (kupu kē atu: ngoio, tīmohu, ngaengae)

whooping cough

mare tekekō (kupu kē atu: mare motu, mare heihei)

win, victory

toa ~nga (kupu kē atu: wikitōria [kupu mino])

win, victory, winner, victorious, champion

toa

wing, winger

paihau (takenga mai: paihau - wing)

withdrawal (from addiction)

maunuwara

womb, uterus

kōpū

work leisure balance, work life balance

(te) taurite o te mahi me te rēhia

world championship

whakataetae toa (o te) ao

world record

tihi (o te) ao (takenga mai: tihi - summit, top, peak, maximum)

worry, worried, anxiety, anxious, uneasy

āwangawanga (kupu kē atu: māharahara, anipā, mānatunatu, mānakanaka, manawa pā)

wound, injury

taotū

wrap, loop (touch)

tāwhana

Y

Yoga

Pū-Āio (takenga mai: pū - source; āio - peace)