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Hauora

Hauora

Māori → English

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āhuatanga ā-ira

gender characteristic

āhuatanga ā-tinana

physical trait, physical characteristic

āhuatanga ihokiri

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

āhuatanga rāroto

internal factor

āhuatanga rāwaho

external factor (kupu kē atu: āhuatanga ōwaho)

āhuatanga reremua

upstream factor (takenga mai: rere - to flow; mua - before, in front)

āhuatanga taihema

sex characteristic

ai ~tia ~tanga

sexual intercourse, love-making, copulate, have intercourse with (kupu kē atu: tōkai, ekeeke, onioni, pīkonikoni, mahimahi)

ai haumaru

safe sex

ai tara

vaginal sex

ai tou

anal sex (kupu kē atu: ai kumu, karipapa)

ai waha

oral sex

aituā

accident (kupu kē atu: hauata)

akoako mātua

parental guidance

akoranga whakaora ohotata

first aid course (kupu kē atu: akoranga oratata)

akuaku

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

akuaku niho

oral hygiene, dental hygiene

ama

outrigger

āmaimai

nevous, tension, tense, uneasy

amohanga mamae

pain tolerance (takenga mai: amo - to carry, bear)

anipā

uncomfortable, uneasy, uneasiness, anxious (kupu kē atu: manawarau)

āpiha whakaora

first aid officer

āpiti huaora

vitamin supplement

āpiti kohuke

mineral supplement

āpiti pūmua

protein supplement

āpitihanga whiringa kai

dietary supplement

āpure tuatuku

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

ara āmio

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

ara kūiti

lane (e.g. of athletics track, swimming pool etc) (takenga mai: kūiti - narrow, confined)

ara tātea

sperm tube, vas deferens (takenga mai: ara - pathway; tātea - sperm)

ara whakatata

run up lane, run up track

ara whakawhānau

birth canal

ārai hapū ~tanga

contraceptive, contraception, birth control (takenga mai: ārai - to ward off, protect; hapū - pregnant)

ārai hapū taiaki

hormonal contraceptive

āritarita

grumpy, irritable, irascible, short-tempered (kupu kē atu: ngutu komekome, pukukino, whanewhane, hēmanawa)

aro raraunga

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

aroā tinana

body awareness, body perception, physical awareness

aroā whaiaro

self awareness, personal perception

aroākapa

starting lineup, starting team, run on team (takenga mai: aroākapa - front rank, front row [of kapa haka etc])

aroha

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

aronga hōkaka

sexual orientation (kupu kē atu: aronga taera)

atarua

blurred vision, poor eyesight, vision impaired

atekakā

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

auahi kore

smoke free

auhi

anguish, distress, distraught, dysphoria (kupu kē atu: ahotea, pākinikini, pātakotako)

auhi ā-ira

gender dysphoria (takenga mai: auhi - distressed, distraught, anguish)

auhi ā-tinana

body dysphoria

aukaha ~tia

lash, lashing (in waka construction)

aurongo

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

auwaha ~tia

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

awa pū (niho)

root canal (of a tooth) (takenga mai: awa - canal; pū - root)

āwangawanga

worry, worried, anxiety, anxious, uneasy (kupu kē atu: māharahara, anipā, mānatunatu, mānakanaka, manawa pā)

awenga aropā

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

awenga mātua

parental influence

awenga pāhopori

social media influence

awhikiri

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

awhikiri horihori

artificial immunity, passive immunity

awhikiri māori

natural immunity, active immunity

awhikiri paerahi

herd immunity (takenga mai: pae - threshold; rahi - numerous, many)

awhikiri pahara

immunocompromised, immune compromised (takenga mai: awhikiri - immunity; pahara - deficient) (kupu kē atu: raru awhikiri)

awhikiri taketake

innate immunity

awhikiri taupoto

short term immunity, temporary immunity

awhikiri tauroa

long term immunity (takenga mai: tau - to settle, land; roa - long time)

awhikiri urutau

adaptive immunity

h

hā whakaora

rescue breathing

hae (poka)

incision (surgical)

haehae kiri

skin cut, laceration

hakihaki

rash, skin disease, scabies (kupu kē atu: kōpukupuku)

hākina ā-kapa

team sport (takenga mai: hākina [hākinakina] - sport)

hākina kiritahi

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

hākina matatū

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

hākina pōro

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

hākina pūkaha

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

hākina rākete

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

hākina rōwai

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

hākina taumātakitahi

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

hākina-rau

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

hākinakina

sport (kupu kē atu: tākaro)

hākinarua

duathlon, biathlon (takenga mai: hākina [hākinakina] - sport; rua - two)

hākinatoru

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

hanga whakatika niho

braces, teeth correcting device

hanganga tinana

body composition

hāpaiora ~a ~nga

intervene, intervention (takenga mai: hāpai - to uplift, support; ora - wellness)

hāpaiora reremua

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

hāpaiora whai taunaki

evidence based intervention

hāpara ahuahu

plastic surgery (takenga mai: ahuahu - to form, fashion)

hāpara kōhao

keyhole surgery

hāpara whakapaipai

cosmetic surgery

hape, hapehape

deformity in leg or foot, lame (kupu kē atu: kopa)

hapori āniwaniwa

rainbow community

hapū ~tanga

pregnant, with child, pregnancy

hara

foul, offence, infringe, infringement (takenga mai: hara - sin, offence)

hara ā-ture

technical foul

hara takune

intentional foul

haramonera

Salmonella (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

hararua

double foul

harawene

jealous, jealousy, envious, envy (kupu kē atu: tūāhae, pūhaehae, wene, tarahae)

harehare

eczema

hauā

disabled, disability (kupu kē atu: whaikaha, kopa)

haukiri

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

haukōeoeo

chill (illness)

haukuru

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

haumanu ~tia ~tanga

therapy, treat using therapy (takenga mai: haumanu - to revive, restore to health)

haumanu ā-ira

gender therapy

haumanu ā-kakara

aromatherapy

haumanu hihiora

radiology

haumanu hinengaro

psychotherapy, mental therapy

haumanu mirimiri

massage therapy (soft tissue)

haumanu puoro

music therapy

haumanu romiromi

massage therapy (deep tissue)

haumanu tinana

physical therapy

haumaru

safe, secure, safety, security

haumaru ā-hinengaro

psychological safety

haumaru ā-ipurangi

internet safety, cybersafety

haumaru ā-tinana

physical safety

haumiri ~a

stroke affectionately, caress

haumiri taihema

fingering (sexual)

haumote

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

hauora

health (kupu kē atu: waiora)

hauora hinengaro

mental health

hauora kare ā-roto

emotional health

hauora kōpiro

gut health

hauora mātāpuputu

geriatric health

hauora mātātahi

paediatric health, child health (kupu kē atu: hauora arotamariki)

hauora niho

dental health, oral health

hauora pona

joint health

hauora taihemahema

sexual health

hauora torowhārahi

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

hauora tūmatanui

public health

hauora uaua

muscle health

haupatu ~a

physical violence, physical abuse, assault (kupu kē atu: tūkino, tunu huruhuru)

haurangi

drunk, drunkenness, intoxicated, intoxication

haurua tuarua

second half

haurua tuatahi

first half

hauwhā tuarua

second quarter

hauwhā tuatahi

first quarter

hauwhā tuatoru

third quarter

hauwhā tuawhā

fourth quarter

heke pūtau kōpū

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

hēmanawa

frustrated, frustration, exasperated, exasperation

hiamo

excited, excitement, exciting

hihiko rāroto

intrinsic motivation

hihiko rāwaho

extrinsic motivation

hikareti

cigarette (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

hinamoe

drowsy, lethargic, lethargy, sleepiness (kupu kē atu: pōuruuru)

hinga ~nga

lose

hinga

lose, loss (e.g. a game)

hīopeope

end of life tending and nursing, palliative tending and nursing

hītoko

hop (on one foot)

hīwiniwini

ache (of the body)

hoa ai

sexual partner (kupu kē atu: hoa onioni)

hoakapa

teammate

hoariri

opponent, opposition, adversary

hoe ~a ~nga

paddle (canoe)

hoe whakamuri

back paddle

hoenga

stroke (paddle)

hōhipera ~tia

hospital, be hospitalised (takenga mai: He kupu mino.) (kupu kē atu: hōhipere)

hohore niho

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

hoipū

blister (kupu kē atu: kōpūpū, kōputa)

hōkaka ~ina ~tanga

sexual desire, sexual attraction (kupu kē atu: taera)

hōkakakore

asexual (kupu kē atu: taerakore)

hōkakarere

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

hōkakarua

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

hōkakatanga

sexuality

hopo

apprehensive, overawed

hopu ~kia

catch (a ball)

hōtaka whakapakari

strengthening programme

hua reremuri

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

huahua

acne, pimple (kupu kē atu: mariao)

huaketo

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

huakita

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

huangō

asthma, asthmatic

huaora

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

huhuti niho

tooth extraction

huinga taiora

nutrient group

huinga tāruatanga

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

hukihuki

convulsion, spasm, seizure

hūkiki

epilepsy, twitch violently

hūkoikoi

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

huri

roll (basketball) (takenga mai: huri - to turn)

huringa taiaki

hormonal change

hurori

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

i

ia-tuku purutiti

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

īhikareti

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

īhitara

vaginal yeast infection, Candida, thrush (takenga mai: īhi - yeast; tara - vagina)

īhiwae

athletes foot (takenga mai: īhi - yeast)

iho

umbilical cord (kupu kē atu: tāngaengae, uho)

ihokiri

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

ihu

bow (of canoe)

ikura wahine

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

inu inati

binge drinking (takenga mai: inati - excessive, extreme)

iokerewai

numb, numbness, paralysis (takenga mai: io - nerve; kēkerewai - numb)

ipu ikura

menstrual cup

ira koiora

biological sex

ira tāhūrua

binary gender

ira tāhūrua-kore

non-binary gender

ira whānau mai

birth gender, gender at birth

irahuhua

gender diverse, gender diversity

irakē

genderqueer, queer

irakore

agender, gender neutral

irapūmau

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

irarere

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

irawhiti

transgender, trans

k

kaewa, kāewaewa ~nga

hallucinate, hallucination

kaho

crossbar

kahu

stillborn baby

kahu tākaro

playing uniform, playing strip

kahukahu

foetal membrane, amnion

kai inati

binge eating (takenga mai: inati - be excessive)

kai paraurehe

junk food, nutrient deficient food

kai taiora nui

nutrient dense food

kai tukatuka

processed food

kaiaka

athletics (kupu kē atu: kaipara)

kaiārai

guard

kaiārai hautū

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

kaiārai kuru

shooting guard

kaihaumanu

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

kaihaumanu hihiora

radiologist

kaihaumanu hinengaro

mental therapist

kaihaumanu koiri

physiotherapist, physio (takenga mai: koiri - to bend the body; koiri - non-locomotor movement)

kaihaumanu mirimiri

massage therapist (soft tissue)

kaihaumanu ngangahau

occupational therapist

kaihaumanu ngira

acupuncturist

kaihaumanu romiromi

massage therapist (deep tissue)

kaihoromata

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

kaikauhoe

swimmer

kaikōiwi

osteoarthritis

kaikōkiri

attacker

kaikorohiti

chiropractor (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

kaimanga

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

kaimātai hinengaro

psychologist

kaimātai māuiui

pathologist

kaimātai waewae

podiatrist

kaimātai whaiaroaro

physiologist

kaimātai whatu

optometrist, optician (kupu kē atu: kaimātai karu)

kaimohi pairuri

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

kaiota

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

kaipara

athlete

kaipara ikeike

elite athlete (takenga mai: ikeike - high, lofty)

kaipara matatū

endurance athlete

kaipara runaruna

recreational athlete

kaipara utukore

unpaid athlete, amateur athlete

kaipara whaiutu

professional athlete, paid athlete

kaipararua

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

kaiparatoru

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

kaipare

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

kaiponapona

rheumatoid arthritis (kupu kē atu: pona kakā rūmātiki)

kairoro

lover, darling (kupu kē atu: tahu, ipo, makau)

kaitākaro

player

kaitākaro rakarau

utility player (takenga mai: raka - adept, skilful; rau - many)

kaitaki

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

kaitaki

stroke, stroker (waka ama, rowing) (takenga mai: taki - lead, bring along, keep time)

kaitaki mātāmuri

vice captain (takenga mai: mātāmuri - secondary)

kaitaki tākaro

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

kaitohu mahi

vocational guidance counsellor, careers advisor (takenga mai: kai - prefix denoting agent; tohu - to signal, advise, guide; mahi - employment, occupation)

kaitohuora

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

kaitokomauri

object of affection, person someone is in love with (kupu kē atu: makau, tau)

kaituki

caller, cue caller, cox, coxswain (e.g. in waka ama, rowing) (takenga mai: tuki - to give the timing [to paddlers])

kaiurungi

steerer

kaiwawao

referee, umpire (takenga mai: wawao - to part combatants)

kaiwhakaako

teacher, coach

kaiwhakahaere

manager

kaiwhakapakari

trainer, strength trainer

kaiwhakataetae

competitor, contestant

kaiwhakawā

judge

kaiwhiu tao

javelin thrower

kakama

quick, nimble (of movement and thought)

kākano

ovum, seed

kakapa hē (o te manawa)

arrhythmia, abnormal rhythm (of the heart)

kakapa manawa

heartbeat, heart rate, pulse (of heart) (kupu kē atu: hoto manawa, panapana manawa)

kakapa mōrahi

maximum heart rate

kakati

bite

kakau

shaft, handle

kaniawhea

guilt, guilty, remorse, remorseful, regretful

kanikani

sciatica

kanorau ~tanga

diverse, diversity, plural, pluralism (takenga mai: kano - colour, sort, kind, seed, texture; rau - many) (kupu kē atu: matahuhuatanga)

kanorite

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

kapa hākinakina

sports team

kapa kaupare

defending team

kapa kōkiri

attacking team

kapekapetau

move quickly to and fro

karahipi kaipara

athletic scholarship, athlete's scholarship

kārangirangi

unsettled, restless (kupu kē atu: ngākaurua)

karawaka

measles, rubeola

kare ā-roto

emotion

kare ā-roto matakawa

negative emotion (takenga mai: matakawa - distasteful, dislike)

kare ā-roto matareka

positive emotion (takenga mai: matareka - pleasant, affable)

kare ā-roto taupatupatu

conflicting emotion

kare ā-roto tikoki

emotionally unstable

kare ā-roto tūwhena

emotionally stable (takenga mai: tū - to stand, set in place; whena - firm, steady)

karihika

porn, pornography, pornographic (takenga mai: karihika - lewd, erotic)

karo

dodge, evade

karori

calorie (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

kātū noho

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

kau aihe

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

kau āpuru

breaststroke

kau kiore

backstroke

kau takawhitiwhiti

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

kau tāwhai

freestyle, crawl stroke (swimming)

kauhoe

swim, swimming

kauhoe au moana

open water swimming (kupu kē atu: kau moana)

kauhoe matatū

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

kauhuri

pivot

kaunuku

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

kaupare ~a

defend, defense (kupu kē atu: ārai)

kaupeka tākaro

playing season

kaute

count (in a game) (takenga mai: He kupu mino.) (kupu kē atu: tatau)

kei

stern (of canoe, boat etc)

kēkerewai

numb, pins and needles

kēmu (hākinakina)

(sports) game, match (takenga mai: He kupu mino.) (kupu kē atu: tākaro)

keremutu

cold turkey, abrupt cessation

kiato

cross arm (of outrigger canoe)

kikiri

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

kinikiri

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

kiri uwhi

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

kirikā

fever

kirimārō (niho)

(tooth) enamel (takenga mai: kiri - skin, bark, rind; mārō - hard, firm)

kirimata

foreskin (kupu kē atu: pahuhu, kiri matamata)

kiritapu

hymen

kiritau

self-esteem, self-respect, self-worth (takenga mai: kiri - person, self; tau - to be settled)

kiritau ngoikore

low self-esteem (takenga mai: ngoikore - weak, listless, lacking)

kiriwara

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

kitokito

plaque (dental)

koa

happy, happiness, joy, joyful (kupu kē atu: hari, hurō)

kōhao niho

tooth cavity, hole (in tooth)

kohara

passion, passionate, eager, eagerness (kupu kē atu: ngākau whiwhita, ngākaunui)

kōharihari ikura (wahine)

period pain, menstrual pain

kōhinetanga

menarche, first menstruation (takenga mai: kōhine - female adolescent)

kohuke

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

kohuki

trauma, traumatised (takenga mai: kohuki - anguish, distress)

kohuki aronehe

historical trauma

kohuki kare ā-roto

emotional trauma

kohuki ngangengange

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

kohuki pāpori

social trauma

kohuki taumuri

post traumatic stress disorder, PTSD (takenga mai: kohuki - anguish, stress, distress; tau - to come to land, settle; muri - after)

kohuki tinana

physical trauma

kohuki tukituki

blunt force trauma

kohuki tuku iho

intergenerational trauma, generational trauma

kōhure

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

kōhure kare ā-roto

emotional maturity

kōhure tinana

physical maturity

koiri

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

kōkiri ~tia

attack, take up (the ball)

kōkiri pokapū

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

koko

scoop (pā whutupōro)

kōmuru

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

konekone

shy, bashful, reserved, self-conscious (kupu kē atu: numinumi)

kōpā

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

kope ikura

sanitary pad

kōpere

sprint (takenga mai: kōpere - to rush)

kōpū

womb, uterus

koranu konuoi

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

kōrero hemahema

sex talk

kōrero tūkari

erotic talk (takenga mai: tūkari - lascivious, lustful, sensual)

kori ā-hāora

aerobic activity, aerobic exercise

kori hangore

flexibility exercise

kori hāora-kore

anaerobic exercise, anaerobic activity (takenga mai: hāora - oxygen; kore - not, nil)

kori māhū

gentle exercise, easy exercise

kori matatū

endurance exercise

kori rurutu

impact exercise (takenga mai: rutu - jolt, jerk, bump, throw down, tackle)

kori tahanga

moderate exercise (takenga mai: tahanga - moderately, a little)

kori taurite

balance exercise

kori tinana

exercise, physical exercise, workout (takenga mai: kori - to move; tinana - body)

korohape

disfigured, deformed

korohāwini

shiver, shivering, shivers (kupu kē atu: tūngāwiri)

Korona-19

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

korongenge

dementia

koroputa hei

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

koroputaputa

smallpox

korou

vitality, energy

korou kore

listless, lacking energy, spiritless, lacking vitality, unenergetic (kupu kē atu: ngoikore, korou mate, haumate)

kōtonga

depression (illness), misery (kupu kē atu: rāwakiwaki, poururu, mate pāpōuri, toimaha hārukiruki)

kōtureture

chlamydia, venereal disease (kupu kē atu: kamiria [kupu mino])

kounga (o te) ora

quality of life

kōwhiringa kātū noho

lifestyle choice

kuhi ~nga

implant, implantation

kukarou

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

kukune

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

kunanu

gibberish, talk unintelligibly

kupenga haumaru

safety net

kūraruraru

stressed, troubled, concerned

kuru ~a

shoot (a goal by throwing), shot (takenga mai: kuru - to throw) (kupu kē atu: tītere)

kuru areupa

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

kuru hūpeke

jump shot (kupu kē atu: tītere hūpeke)

kuru tautuku

penalty shot, free throw

kuru whiwhi-toru

three point shot (basketball) (kupu kē atu: tītere toru piro)

kurutai

hammer (athletic event) (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)

kutu

lice, vermin

kutu taihemahema

genital lice, pubic lice

m

mae ~a

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

mae ahoaho

agoraphobia (takenga mai: ahoaho - open space)

mae apiapi

claustrophobia (takenga mai: apiapi - confined, restriced)

mae hōkakarua

biphobia (takenga mai: hōkaka [hōkakatanga] - sexuality)

mae irawhiti

transphobia

mae pāpori

social phobia (kupu kē atu: mae piringa tangata)

mae pō

nyctophobia, fear of the dark

mae pūngāwerewere

arachnophobia, fear of spiders

mae rere

aviophobia, fear of flying

mae takatāpui

homophobia (takenga mai: takatāpui - homosexual)

mae tīkoke

acrophobia, fear of heights (takenga mai: tīkoke - high, tall, towering)

mae toto

hemophobia

mae tū

glossophobia, performance anxiety (takenga mai: tū - to stand)

mahere whakangungu

training plan, training programme

mahere whakapakari

strengthening plan

mahi hōkaka

sexual activity, sexually active

māhorahora

carefree, easy going

mahu

heal, healed, healing (of a physical wound)

māhuruhuru

unruffled, calm, placid

māia

confident, confidence, brave, courage (kupu kē atu: ngākau titikaha)

māioio

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

mairanga ringa ki te taha

side arm raises

maka

throw, pass (kupu kē atu: whiu)

maka paepito

baseline throw in

maka paetaha

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

maka perepere

lob pass, lob (takenga mai: perepere - to toss)

maka poho

chest pass

maka taupatu

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

maka tinihanga

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

maka tupana

bounce pass (kupu kē atu: maka papa)

maka whaipiro

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

maka whakahipa

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

maka whakamua

forward pass

mamae

pain, ache, hurt, sore (kupu kē atu: kōharihari)

mamae ioio

nerve pain

mamae māngeongeo

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

mamae pākaha

sharp pain (kupu kē atu: mamae pākino)

mamae panapana

throbbing pain

mamae pona

joint pain

mamae tārū

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

mamae tārūrū

excruciating pain, intense pain (kupu kē atu: mamae hārukiruki)

mamae tauroa

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

mamae uaua

muscle pain

mamae-kore

pain free

manahau

elation, elated, joy, joyful, delighted (kupu kē atu: hurō)

manapou hōpua

lifeguard (pool)

manapou moana

lifeguard (sea)

manapou tata

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

manawa kai tūraru

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

manawa kai tūtae

adventurer, dare-devil (kupu kē atu: waewae kai kapua)

manawa kiore

dying breath, weakening breath

manawa piharau

stamina

manawa rere

impulsive, headstrong, impetuous

manawa-hē

heart attack

manawanui

perseverance, determination

manawaroa

resilient, resilience

māngi

fleet footed, quick, swift (kupu kē atu: hohoro, parahutihuti, waetea)

māngina

stoned, affected by a drug

manokarori

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

māoriori

contented, serene, unruffled (kupu kē atu: mauri tau)

mare

phlegm, cough

mare tekekō

whooping cough (kupu kē atu: mare motu, mare heihei)

maremare

cough, phlegm, common cold (kupu kē atu: wharowharo)

mārohirohi

strength, power, fitness

marū

bruise, bruised

maruhā

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

māruru

unhealthy, weak, sickly

matahoki

relapse

mātai aramimi

urology

mātai arowahine

gynaecology

mātai hapūtanga

obstetrics

mātai mātātahi

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

mātai mate karu

ophthalmology

mātai māuiui

pathology

mātai tahumaero

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

mātai whaiaroaro

physiology (takenga mai: whaiaroaro - self, person)

mātai whatu

optometry

matakaha

back of the blade of a canoe paddle, power face

mataku

fear, fearful, frightened (kupu kē atu: winiwini, uruwehi, wehi, hopo)

matamoe

front of the blade of a canoe paddle

mātanga aramimi

urologist (takenga mai: aramimi - urinary tract)

mātanga arowahine

gynacologist

mātanga hapūtanga

obstetrician

mātanga kōmuru

osteopath

mātanga mate pukupuku

oncologist

mātanga niho

orthodontist (takenga mai: mātanga - expert, specialist)

mātanga pairuri

palliative care specialist

mātanga taiora

nutritionist, dietician

mātanga taka rongoā

pharmacist

mātāpono

principle

mātātoa ~tanga

invincible, invincibility, fearlessness (takenga mai: mātātoa - to be fearless, unafraid, undaunted)

matatū

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

mate ākiroto

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

mate ako

learning disorder

mate ārai-kore

AIDS, acquired immune deficiency syndrome (takenga mai: mate - sickness; ārai - to ward off, protect; kore - negative)

mate aro pīkari

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

mate hinengaro

mental illness, mental disorder, psychological disorder (kupu kē atu: māuiui hinengaro)

mate hirikapo

cognitive disorder

mate horokiwa

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

mate huka

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

mate ikura takamua

pre-menstrual syndrome, PMS (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)

mate ioio

neurological disorder (takenga mai: ioio - nerve)

mate kanehe

lust, ardour, lusting (kupu kē atu: pohane)

mate kare ā-roto

emotional disorder

mate kiri

skin disorder, skin condition, skin disease

mate kirikōwhai

jaundice (kupu kē atu: mate kōwhai)

mate korohiko

sleep disorder

mate kuawa

delirium, delirious (kupu kē atu: kutukutu ahi)

mate kukune

prenatal disorder, fetal disorder

mate manawa

heart disease, heart condition

mate paiori

Parkinson's disease (takenga mai: paiori - emaciated)

mate paipai

sexually transmitted disease, STD, venereal disease (kupu kē atu: pakiwhara, kōtureture)

mate pāpori

social condition, social disability

mate pāwera

allergy

mate pirinoa

parasitic disease, illness cause by a parasite

mate pūira kehe

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

mate pukupuku

cancer

mate pukupuku kiri

skin cancer, melanoma

mate pukupuku kōpiro

bowel cancer

mate pukupuku pūkahukahu

lung cancer

mate pukupuku raho

testicular cancer

mate pukupuku repe tātea

prostate cancer

mate pukupuku ū

breast cancer (kupu kē atu: ūtaetae)

mate pukupuku waha kōpū

cervical cancer

mate roro tuarongo

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

mate taihemo

life-threatening condition (takenga mai: tai - prefix with qualifying force; hemo - to die, be faint)

mate tinana

physical illness, physical disorder

mate tuakiri

identity disorder

mate urutā

epidemic disease, pandemic disease (kupu kē atu: tahumaero urutā)

mate whaiaroaro

physiological disorder, functional disorder

mate whakaruaki

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

mate whanake

developmental disorder, developmental disability

mate whanonga

behavioural disorder

matekiri

disappointed, disappointment, disillusioned, disillusion

materoto

stillborn, stillbirth

matire

baton (for relay) (takenga mai: matire - wand, rod)

māturu toto

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

(whaka) mātūtū

recover from an illness, recuperate, convalesce

māuiui

sick, unwell, sickness, disorder, condition, illness, disease, syndrome (kupu kē atu: tahumaero, mate)

māuiui pohokore

anorexia (kupu kē atu: māuiui whakatiki)

māuiui pongakawa

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

māuiui wairua tuakoi

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

māuiui whaiaro rua

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

maunuwara

withdrawal (from addiction)

maupōro

possession (of ball), in possession

mauri

vital essence, life force, source of emotions

mauri moe

unconscious, subliminal, comatose, unresponsive

mauri noho

inactive, restful, dormant

mauri oho

conscious, cognizant

mauri rere

panic stricken

mauri tau

settled, composed, serene, calm

mauri tū

alert, responsive, receptive

mawehe

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

mekemeke

box, boxing

mirimiri

massage (soft tissue)

miro niho

dental floss, floss (takenga mai: miro - thread, cord, fibre)

moetoa

erotic dream, wet dream

momi ~a

smoke (tobacco etc), smoking (takenga mai: momi - to suck)

momirehu

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

mōmona

obese, fat (kupu kē atu: ngenge, kutere)

moroiti tahumaero

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

mōwhiti

hoop (basketball, netball) (kupu kē atu: tarawhiti, mōhiti)

muna

ringworm (kupu kē atu: pātito)

n

nanawe taihema

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

neke (tinana) ~hia ~hanga

movement (body)

neke tinana

mobility

nīao

rim of canoe

niho

tooth

niho hawa

chipped tooth (kupu kē atu: niho waha)

niho kaiū

baby tooth, milk tooth (kupu kē atu: niho kai waiū)

niho kēhua

false teeth

niho kōhari

molar (teeth)

niho kōpā

overcrowded teeth

niho pakeke

adult tooth

niho pū

premolar (teeth)

niho rei

canine teeth, eyeteeth (kupu kē atu: niho kata)

niho tapahi

incisor, front teeth

niho tāpiki

overlapping teeth

niho2

tooth

nikotini

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

noho hītengitengi

squat (kupu kē atu: tūruru)

ng

ngākau aroha

empathy, empathetic

ngākau hākerekere

pessimism, pessimistic

ngākau rorotu

optimistic, optimism (kupu kē atu: mariu)

ngākaukino

negative attitude, ill-disposed

ngākaupai

positive attitude, favourably disposed

ngako

fat, lipid

ngako hamanga

unsaturated fat (takenga mai: hamanga - partially full)

ngako kohura

saturated fat (takenga mai: kohura - be full)

ngakototo

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

ngāngā

wheeze, breathe with difficulty (kupu kē atu: ngoio, tīmohu, ngaengae)

ngau puku

stomach pain, tummy ache (kupu kē atu: puku mamae)

ngoto

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

o

ō matenga

delicacy specially prepared for a dying person

ōhākī

last words, parting speech

oma māhū

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

oma tauārai

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

oma taumano

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

oma taumano haurua

half marathon

omaoma me te topa

track and field

omaroa

long distance running

omarori

road running

omatahora

cross-country running (takenga mai: tahora - open country)

oranga

well-being, wellness

oranga hapori

community well-being

oranga hinengaro

mental well-being, mental wellness

oranga oneone

soil well-being, soil health

oranga pāpori

social well-being, social wellness

oranga reo

linguistic well-being, language vitality

oranga taiao

environmental well-being

oranga tinana

physical well-being

oranga torowhārahi

holistic well-being, holistic wellness (takenga mai: toro - to extend; whārahi - broad, wide) (kupu kē atu: oranga tukupū)

oranga wairua

spiritual well-being, emotional well-being

oranga whānau

family well-being

p

pā ~ngia ~nga

touch

pā whutupōro

touch rugby, touch football (kupu kē atu: pā whutupaoro, pā pōro)

pae hihiri

replacement bench, substitutes bench

pae kakapa manawa

heart rate zones

pae kuru tautuku

free throw line

pae mamae

pain threshold

pae mutunga

finish line (takenga mai: pae - boundary, threshold)

pae rēinga

take off line (takenga mai: rēinga - place of leaping)

pae tīmatanga

start line (takenga mai: pae - boundary, threshold)

pae weherua

center line, half way line, midcourt line (kupu kē atu: rārangi weherua)

pae whiwhi-toru

three point line (basketball) (whakapotonga: pae whiwhi-3)

paehema

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

paemanu

canoe seat

paepiro

tryline, scoreline

paepito

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

paetaha

sideline

paetaumaha

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

pāhewahewa

deluded, delusion

pahikara maunga

mountain biking, mountain bike

pahikara rori

road cycling, road cycle

paihana kai

food poisoning

paihau

wing, winger (takenga mai: paihau - wing)

pāihi

unease, uneasy, disquiet

pairuri

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

pakari

fit, fitness (kupu kē atu: mārohirohi)

pakari ā-hāora

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

pakari hāora-kore

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

pākewakewa

syphilis

pakiwhara

gonorrhoea, clap, venereal disease (kupu kē atu: konoria [kupu mino])

pakoki ~tia

dislocate, dislocation (of a joint)

pāmamae

grief, sorrow, emotional pain

pane niho

crown (of a tooth) (takenga mai: pane - head)

panga matā

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

papa kaiaka

athletics stadium, athletics ground

pāpaka

herpes

pāpaka kanohi

facial herpes

pāpaka taihema

genital herpes

papamuri

backboard

parerori

cramp (kupu kē atu: kokohu, uauawhiti)

parohe

relaxed

parukore

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

parure

incoherent, confused

pātātea

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

patu hinengaro

mental abuse, psychological abuse (kupu kē atu: tūkino hinengaro)

patu huaketo

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

patu huakita

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

patu moroiti ~a

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

patu pirinoa

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

patu puruheka

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

patu wairua

spiritual abuse (kupu kē atu: tūkino wairua)

patu wara pūroi

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

patu warawara

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

pāwera ~tanga

allergic

pāwera hae

pollen allergy

pāwera kai

food allergy, food intolerance

pēhanga aropā

peer pressure (kupu kē atu: pēhanga ā-hoa)

pēhanga mātua

parental pressure

pēhanga pāpori

social pressure (kupu kē atu: whakawhere pāpori)

pekeroa

long jump (kupu kē atu: kairērere)

peketoru

triple jump

pia kiriaku

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

piko whakamua

forward bend

pīkoikoi ~a ~nga

masturbate, masturbation (female)

Pirāti

Pilates (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

pire ārai hapū

birth control pill, oral contraceptive (takenga mai: pire [kupu mino] - pill)

pire whakamoe

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

piri nikotini

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

piriārai hapū

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

piriaro

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

piritāpi

plaster, band aid, adhesive bandage (takenga mai: piri - to stick, adhere; tāpi - dressing for a wound) (kupu kē atu: piriora)

piro

try, score, goal (in a game)

piropiro

mood

piropiro hurihuri

mood change

piropiro tārere

mood swing

pīrori whakamuri

roll back, roll ball

pītakataka

unsettled, restless, hyperactive, constantly on the move

pito

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

pitomata

potential (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)

pitomata poipoi

nurtured potential, developed potential

pitomata tukuiho

inherited potential

pōau waikawa

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

pōau-pī

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

pohokore

emaciated, starved, malnourished

poitūkohu

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

poka ~ia ~nga

operate, operation (medical), surgery (takenga mai: poka - to cut out) (kupu kē atu: hāparapara)

poka arotahi

cataract surgery, cataract operation (takenga mai: arotahi - lens [of the eye])

poka iti

minor surgery

poka kōiwi

orthopaedic surgery

poka kōkuhu

invasive surgery

poka kōpiro

bowel surgery

poka manawa

heart surgery

poka nui

major surgery

poka ohotata

emergency surgery, emergency operation

poka roro

brain surgery

poka taihema

genital surgery

poka uma

breast surgery

poka whakarite

elective surgery

pōkai tātea

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

pōkaikaha

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

poke ~nga

infect, infected, infection

poke aramimi

urinary tract infection

poke huaketo

viral infection

poke huakita

bacterial infection

poke niho

dental infection, tooth infection

poke pirinoa

parasitic infection

poke puruheka

fungal infection

pona kakā

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

poroāwhio

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

porohita pokapū

centre circle

pota

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

poturimi

Botulism (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

poumua mārohirohi

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

poumua poto

small forward (kupu kē atu: kauaro poto, poupaku)

pounga

catch (of canoe paddle) (takenga mai: pou - to plunge in, stick in)

pōuri

sad, sadness, mournful, gloomy, despondent, melancholy (kupu kē atu: ruku popoi, matapōuri)

poururu

glum, disconsolate, miserable, gloomy

poutiti ~a

post (canoe paddle stroke)

pouwaenga

centre (basketball) (kupu kē atu: topapū)

pū niho

root (of tooth)

pū tīmata

start gun

pū waitātea

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

Pū-Āio

Yoga (takenga mai: pū - source; āio - peace)

pua opiuma

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

pūaha mimi

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

puapua

vulva

pūhuruhurutanga

puberty

pūihi taunga

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

pūkaha

powerhouse, engine

pūkākano

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

puke

pubes

pūkenga

skill

pūkenga ahumoni

financial skill

pūkenga ahurea

cultural skill

pūkenga ako ngātahi

collaborative learning skill (kupu kē atu: pūkenga ako ā-ropu)

pūkenga ako taumano

lifelong learning skill

pūkenga auaki

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

pūkenga kaiārahi

leadership skills

pūkenga kori

physical skill

pūkenga noho ora

life skill

pūkenga nuku

motor skill (takenga mai: nuku - to move)

pūkenga nukuiti

fine motor skill (takenga mai: nuku - to move; iti - small)

pūkenga nukurahi

gross motor skill (takenga mai: nuku - to move; rahi - large)

pūkenga pāpori

social skill

pūkenga rakahinonga

entrepreneurial skills

pūkenga whakaoti rapanga

problem solving skills

pūkenga whakawhiti kōrero

communication skill

pūkoro (ure)

condom

pūkoro raho

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

pukunati

overweight, chubby, fat (kupu kē atu: kunekune, katete)

pukupuku

tumour, lump, cancer

pukupuku ngū

benign tumour, benign cancer, non-malignant tumour

pukupuku orotā

malignant tumour (takenga mai: orotā - voracious, destructive)

pukupuku rīrā

aggressive tumour (takenga mai: rīrā - strong)

pūmanawa

talent, natural talent

pūmua

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

puna (whakataetae)

pool (in a tournament draw)

pūnaha awhikiri

immune system

pūnaha whakapono

belief system

pūnaha whakaputa uri

reproductive system

puni pairuri

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

puni whakapakari

boot camp

pupuhi

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

pupuri kare ā-roto

emotional suppression, bottle up emotions

puri whakapae

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

pūroi

drug

pūroi taihara

illegal drug, illicit drug

pūroi tūtohu

prescription drug (takenga mai: tohutohu - to instruct, advise)

pūroi whakaihiihi

stimulant drug

pūroi whakakaha

performance enhancing drug

pūrori

T grip (of canoe paddle)

puru taiawa

tampon

putanga

exit (phase of paddling stroke)

putarere

knock out (competition format) (takenga mai: puta - exit; rere [ohorere] - suddenly)

r

raho

testes, testical (kupu kē atu: hekeri)

raka

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

rāngai hauora

health sector, health profession

rangirua

in doubt, uncertain, indecisive (kupu kē atu: ngākaurua)

rapa

blade (of canoe paddle)

rata

doctor, physician (takenga mai: He kupu mino.) (kupu kē atu: tākuta [kupu mino])

rata arowhānui

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

rata hāparapara

surgeon

rata niho

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

rata whakarehu

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

rata whānau

family doctor (kupu kē atu: tākuta whānau)

ratonga hauora auraki

mainstream health service

rauawa

upper part of canoe sides

rauhanga

tactic

raukoti pūroi

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

raukoti tāmeha

solvent abuse

raukoti tupeka

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

raukoti waipiro

alcohol abuse

raukoti whakapōauau

drug abuse

rauru

umbilical cord (the end attached to the mother)

rautaki

strategy

rautaki hāpaiora

intervention strategy (takenga mai: hāpai - to uplift; ora - well-being)

rēhia

leisure, enjoyment, entertainment, recreation

(whaka) rehu ~a

anaesthetic, anaesthetise

rehu tuaiwi

epidural, spinal anaesthetic

rehu whāiti

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

rehu whānui

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

rehunanu

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

reikuru

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

rekareka taihema

sexual pleasure

repe hūware pupuhi

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

repe ure

prostate gland

reremua

upstream, causal, early (actions, factors etc) (takenga mai: rere - to flow; mua - before, in front of)

reremuri

downstream, later (issues, effects etc) (takenga mai: rere - to flow; muri - behind, coming after)

rerenga ikura (wahine)

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

reretahi

coordinated, coordination (of movement) (takenga mai: rere - to flow; tahi - one, as one)

rewharewha

influenza, flu

riaka ~ria

strain, pull (a muscle)

ringa kuru

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

ringapū

technician (health professional) (takenga mai: ringa - hand; ringa [ringa rehe] - skilled; pū - skilled person)

ringapū niho

dental technician

ringapū patu moroiti

sterilising technician

ringapū whakaahua whakaora

medical imaging technician

ringapū whakarehu

anaesthetic technician

riri

anger, angry (kupu kē atu: hīnawanawa, ririhau, takariri, pukuriri)

riri ā-whare

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

ritua tuaiwi

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

riu

bilge, hull of canoe or boat

rohe kuru tautuku

free throw lane, keyhole (basketball), key (takenga mai: rohe - area; kuru - to shoot [goal]; tautuku - penalty)

romiromi

massage (deep tissue)

rōnaki

glide, move with even motion

rongoā ~tia

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

rongoā āraimate

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

rongoā arokē

alternative medicine, alternative remedy

rongoā māori

natural remedy, herbal medicine

rongoā patu mamae

pain relief, painkiller

rongoā taiaki

hormone treatment

rongoā torowhānui

holistic treatment, holistic remedy

rongoā tūtohu

prescription medicine

rongoā whakarehu

anaesthetic (takenga mai: rehu - to render unconscious)

rore ārai hapū

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

rorerau ~tia

outplay, outsmart, outmanoeuvre, outfox, outwit

roro ikura

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

roro wātea

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

roromi

asphyxia, suffocation, sufocate

ruahinetanga

menopause (kupu kē atu: tūpātanga)

ruhi

fatigue, tired, exhausted, lethargic (kupu kē atu: ngoikore, ruha, hūhē, tūrohi, horotete)

ruku

dive

rūnanga hauora ā-rohe

district health board

t

taematuku

fester, festering (kupu kē atu: taetae)

tāepa

hurdle (takenga mai: tāepa - fence, palisade)

taera

sexual desire, sexual attraction

taha whakawhanaunga

social aspect, social side (kupu kē atu: taha pāpori)

tāhae

cheat (e.g in a game) (kupu kē atu: tinihanga)

tāhawa whitiwhiti

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

tāhawa, tāhawahawa ~tia

contaminate, contamination (takenga mai: tāhawahawa - contaminate with something tapu)

tāhoe

stroke (swimming)

tāhū

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

taihema ōrite

same sex

taihema tāne

male reproductive organs, male genitals (kupu kē atu: taihema toa)

taihema tauaro

opposite sex

taihema wahine

female reproductive organs, female genitals (kupu kē atu: taihema uwha)

taihemahema

reproductive organs, sexual organs

taihemarua

intersex

taimiri

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

taiohi ~nga

adolescent, adolescence, youth

taiora ~nga

nutrient, nutrition

taiora matua

macronutrient

taiora moroiti

micronutrient

taioranga kai

food nutrition

taioraora

nutritious

tairaru

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

tairaru ā-whānau

family crisis

tairaru āhuarangi

climate crisis

tairaru hauora

health crisis

tairaru pāpori

social crisis

tairaru taiao

environmental crisis

tairaru tuakiri

identity crisis

taitai niho

brush teeth, toothbrush

taitōkai

sexual abuse, sexual violence

taiwhanga hāpara

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

taiwhanga niho

dental clinic

taiwhanga ohotata

emergency department

taiwhanga whāomoomo

intensive care unit (kupu kē atu: wāhanga whāomoomo)

taka whakamua

knock on

takahuri hōkakatanga

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

takahuri ringa

arm rotation

tākaikai ~tia

bandage (kupu kē atu: takai)

takamori

caress, fondle

takaporepore

gymnastics

takapōro

dropped ball

takarite

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

tākaro tuku iho

traditional game, traditional sport

takatāpui

homosexual, gay, lesbian

takeo

bored, boring, boredom, tedious (kupu kē atu: hōhā, pāngū, hongeā)

taki kare ā-roto

emotional control, control of emotions

takiwātanga

autism (kupu kē atu: mate takiwātanga)

tako

gum (mouth) (kupu kē atu: pūniho)

tako pirau

gum disease, gum infection

takoki

sprain

takoki pona

joint sprain

tamaiti tokorepa

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

tāmi tuakiri

identity oppression

tamō

absent, truant (takenga mai: tamō - to be absent)

tānga manawa

respite

tanuku (tuarā)

back strain

tao

javelin

tao kupu

spiteful word, unkind comment (takenga mai: tao - spear; kupu - word) (kupu kē atu: hahani)

taotū

wound, injury

tapeke

total (of points), final score

tāpi ~a

dressing (for a wound), apply a dressing

tāpoapoa

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

tapuhi ~tia

nurse (kupu kē atu: nēhi [kupu mino], nāhi)

tapuhi hāpara

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

tapuhi niho

dental nurse

tapuhi rēhita

registered nurse

tapuhi whakawhānau

midwife

tāpui ~a ~tanga

reserve, book (appointment), reservation

taputapu hāpara

surgical instrument

tara

vagina, female genitals (kupu kē atu: tenetene, puketona, tore, teke)

tarau ikura

period underpants

taritari kaitākaro

player recruitment

tāruatanga

repetition, rep

tarutaru

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

tārutu

infirm, frail (kupu kē atu: wairuhi)

tātā

tartar (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

tātaitākaro

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

tātea

sperm

tātuku

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

tauine mamae

pain scale (takenga mai: tauine - ruler)

tauine taumaharoa

body mass index, BMI (takenga mai: tauine - ruler, scale; taumaha - weight; roa [tāroaroa] - height)

taumanu

thwart, cross beam (of canoe)

taumārire

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

tauoma

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

tauoma inati

ultra marathon, ultra race (takenga mai: inati - excessive, extreme)

tauoma kōpere

sprint race

tauoma roa

long distance race (running)

tauoma tānga

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

tauoma waenga

middle distance race (running)

taupare

block (an opponent), screen (basketball) (takenga mai: taupare - to obstruct, thwart, block, impede)

taupare me te huri

screen and roll, pick and roll

taupua ora

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

taura ātete

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

tauranga

landing

tauranga aupuru

landing pad

taurekareka

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

taurite

balance (in movement)

taurite tainekeneke

dynamic balance

taurite whakaroau

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

tautiaki arotūroro

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

tautiaki tānga manawa

respite care

tautohu ~tia ~nga

diagnose, diagnosis (takenga mai: tautohu - to identify, specify) (kupu kē atu: whakatau māuiui)

taututetute

conflict, dispute, conflicting, disputed (kupu kē atu: taupatupatu, taukumekume)

tauwhāinga ~tia

contend, compete, vie, event, competition, match (kupu kē atu: taupatupatu)

tauwhāinga ikeike

elite competition (takenga mai: ikeike - high, lofty)

tauwhāinga maka

throwing event

tauwhāinga omaoma

running event, track event

tauwhāinga peke

jumping event

tauwhāinga topa

field event (takenga mai: topa - to soar)

tauwhaiwhai

contest, race

tauwhaiwhai waka ama

outrigger canoe racing

tauwhiro

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

tāwariwari

flexible, flexibility (kupu kē atu: hangore)

tāwhai

step out, stride out

tāwhana

wrap, loop (touch)

tāwhana tuarā

back arch, cobra pose

tenatini

dentine (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

tepetoto

bloodclot

tere

speed, fast, quick

tetere

swollen (with fluid)

tia ngapu

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

tīemiemi waewae

leg swings

tihi

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

tihi (o te) ao

world record (takenga mai: tihi - summit, top, peak, maximum)

tikanga haukoti

barrier method (contraception) (takenga mai: haukoti - intercept, cut off)

tikoki

unsteady, unbalanced, unsteadiness

tikotiko

diarrhoea (kupu kē atu: koiangi, tororere)

tīmata putuputu

staggered start (takenga mai: putuputu - at short intervals)

tīmata turapa

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

tino kaitākaro

most valuable player, MVP

tīpae rongoā

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

tīpako hamuti

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

tīpako hūare

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

tīpako mimi

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

tīpako toto

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

tipuheke

degenerate, decline in health

tīrau ~a

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

tirikai

food portion, serving size (takenga mai: tiri - share, portion)

titi ~a

jam (canoe paddle stroke)

tītoi

masturbate, masurbation (male) (kupu kē atu: tītoitoi)

tīwae

hull (of canoe) (kupu kē atu: kōhiwi)

tīwae hope

hip rotation (takenga mai: tīwae - turn from side to side)

tīwae kakī

neck rotation (takenga mai: tīwae - turn from side to side)

tīwae tumu

torso rotation (takenga mai: tīwae - turn from side to side)

tō ~ia

pull, pull phase (of paddle stroke)

toa ~nga

win, victory (kupu kē atu: wikitōria [kupu mino])

toa

win, victory, winner, victorious, champion

toa haukerekere

overwhelming victory, run away victory, huge win, blowout victory (takenga mai: toa - to be victorious; haukerekere - to overwhelm, trounce, defeat)

toa iti

close victory, close win (takenga mai: E whai ana i te oraiti - narrow escape) (kupu kē atu: toa tata)

toa rongoā

chemist shop

tohu toa

trophy, championship award

tohumate

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

tohuora

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

toiora

able-bodied (takenga mai: toiora - sound, uninjured)

toitoi

brisk walk, walk briskly

toko

pole, propel with a pole

tokomauri

orgasm, ejaculate (kupu kē atu: rekareka)

tōmina

hope, hopeful, desire (kupu kē atu: awhero, ingo)

tomopai

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

tona taihemahema

genital warts

tonetone

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

torotiti

itch, itchy (kupu kē atu: toretiti, mangeo)

totitoti

lame (of the legs), limp, hobble

totoa

impetuous, reckless, fierce

totoro hope

hip stretch

totoro kōkiri

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

totoro pokohiwi

shoulder stretch

totoro tītaha

side stretch

totoro uahope

hip flexor stretch (takenga mai: ua [uaua] - muscle; hope - hip)

totoro uatoru

tricep stretch

totoro uawhā

quadricep stretch

totoro whakamua

forward stretch

totoro whakararo hohoko

alternating downward stretch

totoro whakarunga

overhead stretch, upward stretch

tua o te wāhi pā

over the mark

tuakiri

identity

tuakiri ā-ira

gender identity

tuakiri ā-iwi

tribal identity

tuakiri ahurea

cultural identity

tuakiri whaiaro

personal identity

tuakoka ikura (wahine)

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

tuapaemahara

Alzheimer's disease, alzheimers (takenga mai: tua - beyond; pae - horizon, threshold; mahara - remember, memory) (kupu kē atu: mate wareware)

tuarua

second, second place, runner up

tuha ~ina

ejaculate, ejaculation

tūhāhā

uniqueness, unique (kupu kē atu: rongomaiwhiti, āhua ake, āhua motuhake)

tūhapa

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

tukanga

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

tūkawe

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

tūkino hoapiri

partner abuse, spouse abuse

tūkino kaumātua

elder abuse

tūkino taiao

environmental abuse

tūkino tamariki

child abuse

tūkohu

basket (basketball), net (netball) (takenga mai: tūkohu - cylindrical basket)

tukukano

ovulate, ovulation

tukupōro

turnover, change of possession

tumuwhena

core stability

tunga niho

tooth decay

tūngaio hauora

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

tūngāngā

puffed, out of breath, breathlessness

tūora

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

tūora riri ā-whare

domestic abuse survivor

tūora taitōkai

sexual abuse survivor

tūora tūkino tamariki

child abuse survivor

tūora tūkinotanga

abuse survivor

tupana ~hia

bounce (a ball)

tupana whakawātea arahau

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

tūpanapana ~hia

dribble (takenga mai: tupana - bounce, spring up)

tupanarua

double dribble

tupeka

tobacco (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

tūpeke

high jump (kupu kē atu: peke teitei)

tūranga mutunga

finishing position

tūranga tuarua

second place, runner up position

tūranga tuatahi

leading position, top place, first place

turapa

rebound (basketball) (kupu kē atu: tāwhana)

turapa kaupare

defensive rebound

turapa kōkiri

offensive rebound

tūraru

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

turihaka

bow legged

turingonge

dysfunction, dysfunctional, lame (takenga mai: turingongengonge - crippled, lame, malfunctioning)

turingonge ā-whānau

family dysfunction

turingonge taihema

sexual dysfunction

turingonge tuku iho

intergenerational dysfunction, generational dysfunction

tūroro

patient, invalid (kupu kē atu: hāura)

tūroro tauroto

inpatient

tūroro tauwaho

outpatient

turupeke

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

tūtākaro

play (specific movement in a game) (takenga mai: tū - manner, type, sort; tākaro - to play)

tūtei

dummy half (takenga mai: tūtei - sentry, scout)

tūtohu ~a ~nga

prescribe, prescription

tūtoko

pole vault

u

uara ~tia

value, values

uara taupatupatu

conflicting values

uatumu

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

uekaha

strenuous, vigorous, vigour (kupu kē atu: pākahukahu, ngangahau, hōriri)

ūhanga

goal (netball, basketball, soccer) (takenga mai: ū - to land, strike home) (kupu kē atu: piro)

ukutāhū

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

ure

penis

ure tora

erection (kupu kē atu: ure tū)

urungi

steer, steering paddle

urupū whaiaro

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

utukore

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

w

wā haurua

half time

wā mutunga

fulltime

wā tāpiri

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

wā urupare

reaction time, reponse time

wā whara

injury time

wae māminga

deceptive of foot, dodger

waea āwhina

helpline

waekōpere

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

waenga

middle

waha kōpū

cervix

wāhi pā

mark (in touch), touch zone

wāhiki

time out

waiaro

attitude

waihakihaki

scabies

waimaero

debilitated, debility, impaired

waimaero ioio

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

wairangi

deranged, unbalanced, mentally distressed

wairua whakataetae

competitive spirit

waitātea

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

waka ama

outrigger canoe

waka tūroro

ambulance

wakarangi tūroro

air ambulance

wara ai

sex addiction

wara hokohoko

shopping addiction

wara ipurangi

internet addiction

wara kai

food addiction

wara karihika

pornography addiction, porn addiction

wara mata

screen addiction

wara pāhopori

social media addiction

wara petipeti

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

wara pūroi

drug addiction

wara tāmeha

solvent addiction

wara tupeka

tobacco addiction

wara waipiro

alcohol addiction

wara, warawara ~hia

addiction, addicted, addictive

warowaihā

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

waruwaru tātā

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

weheara

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

wero ~a ~nga

inject, injection

werowero ā-ngira

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

wetiweti

disgusting, disgust, loathing, loathsome, abhorrent, abhorrence

wewehe

enamoured, smitten, in love

wh

(whaka) mātūtū

recover from an illness, recuperate, convalesce

(whaka) rehu ~a

anaesthetic, anaesthetise

whai wāhi ~tanga

participate, participation

whaiutu

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

whakaae (tahi) ~tia ~tanga

(mutual) consent

whakaae i runga i te mōhio

informed consent

whakaāio wairua

meditate, meditation

whakaaro angitu

positive thought, positive thinking (takenga mai: angitu - fortunate, successful)

whakaaro arorau

logical thinking (takenga mai: aro - to consider, take heed; rau - many)

whakaaro taupatupatu

conflicting idea

whakaaro tūhāngai

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

whakaaro tūrehurehu

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

whakahaere tūraru

risk management

whakahaere wā

time management

whakahapa ~tia

neglect, leave destitute (kupu kē atu: whakangongo)

whakahapa

neglect (kupu kē atu: whakangongo)

whakahapa kaumātua

elder neglect

whakahapa tamariki

child neglect

whakahapa whaiaro

self-neglect, personal neglect

whakahemohemo

dying, close to death

whakahihiko manawa

defibrillation (takenga mai: whakahihiko - stimulate, electrify)

whakaipoipo

amorous pursuit, advance amorously, woo, court, courtship (kupu kē atu: hemahema)

whakaira ~nga

conceive, conception

whakakī kōhao niho

filling (tooth)

whakakohuki

traumatic

whakamā

embarrassed, embarrassment, shamed, shame (kupu kē atu: māteatea, rōrī)

whakamahana ~tia

warm up

whakamahana tainekeneke

dynamic warm up

whakamahinga inati

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

whakamahuru ~a

calmer, relaxant, pacify (takenga mai: whakamahuru - to pacify)

whakamakaka ~tia

cool down, bend and stretch body to relieve muscles

whakamakoha poho

chest expansion

whakamamae ~tia

labour (birth)

whakamanea ~tia

attract, attraction

whakamania

verbal abuse (kupu kē atu: whakamanioro, hanihani)

whakamātūtū māori

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

whakamāui

recover (from severe illness)

whakamemeke

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

whakamomori

suicide

whakanā

bye (e.g. in a sports tournament) (takenga mai: whakanā - rest, remain still)

whakangungu ~a

practice, train

whakaoho ~ngia ~ nga

stimulus, stimulate, arouse

whakaohooho

stimulus, stimulate, stimulated, arouse

whakaora manawa

cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, CPR

whakaora ohotata

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

whakaoraora

recovery (e.g. after exercise)

whakapā

contact, make contact

whakapakari

train, training, physical training, strengthening (kupu kē atu: whakamārō, whakamarohi)

whakapakari ā-hāora

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

whakapakari ātete

resistance training, strength training

whakapakari hangore

flexibility training

whakapakari hāora-kore

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

whakapakari matarau

cross-training (takenga mai: matarau - multifaceted)

whakapakari matatū

endurance training

whakapakari pūputu uekaha

high intensity interval training, HIIT (takenga mai: pūputu - at short intervals; uekaha - strenuous, vigorous, energetic)

whakapakari rurutu

impact training

whakapakari taurite

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

whakapakari whakaroau

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

whakapakeke

raise (a child), upbringing (kupu kē atu: whakatipu)

whakaparahako ~tia ~tanga

marginalise, belittle, marginalisation

whakapeke pipiri

child pose, compact fold forward (takenga mai: whakapeke - fold up, crouch; pipiri - cling together)

whākapi hope

hip replacement (takenga mai: whakakapi - to replace, substitute)

whākapi pona

joint replacement (takenga mai: whakakapi - to replace, substitute)

whākapi takirere manawa

heart valve replacement (takenga mai: whakakapi - to replace, substitute)

whakapohewa

hallucinogen, hallucinogenic (takenga mai: pohewa - to fantisise, imagine)

whakapono ~tia

belief, ideology, doctrine, believe

whakapono taupatupatu

conflicting belief

whakapono whaiaro

self-belief

whakaporehu

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

whakaporehu māori

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

whakaporipori ~tia ~tanga

socialise, socialisation (takenga mai: whaka - causative pefix; pori [pāpori] - social)

whakapuaki iratanga

gender expression (kupu kē atu: whakaputanga ira)

whakapuango

crash diet, severe diet (takenga mai: whakapuango - starve)

whakaputa uri

reproduce, reproduction

whakareka takamua

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

whakataetae ~tia

compete, competition, contest, tournament (kupu kē atu: tātāwhāinga)

whakataetae ā-motu

national competition, nationals

whakataetae toa (o te) ao

world championship

whakatairanga hauora

health promotion

whakatakataka

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

whakataki neke

movement control

whakataki uaua

muscle control

whakatakoto whāinga

goal setting

whakatata

run up (e.g. for a jump) (takenga mai: whakatata - approach)

whakatatū take i runga i te mōhio

informed decision making

whakatatū taututetute

conflict resolution

whakatiki

diet (restriction of food intake) (takenga mai: whakatiki - deprive of food)

whakatītaha kakī

neck tilt

whakatō ~ngia ~nga

fertilise, fertilisation (takenga mai: whakatō – cause to conceive, plant, insert)

whakatoihara hauā

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

whakatōnga mōwaho

in vitro fertilisation

whakaū poripori

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

whakawhaiāipo

court, become lovers

whakawhānau ~tia

birth, childbirth, in labour

whakawhiti ~a ~nga

transition, transitioning

whāki (hōkakatanga) ~na ~nga

come out, coming out (takenga mai: whāki - to disclose, reveal)

whana aihe

dolphin kick (swimming)

whana iti

tap, tap kick

whana nuku

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

whana rangi

high kick, up and under, bomb (takenga mai: rangi - sky)

whanake hirikapo

cognitive development

whanake hōkakatanga

sexuality development

whanake kare ā-roto

emotional development

whanake tahapori

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

whanake taihema

sexual development

whanake tinana

physical development

whānako tuakiri

identity theft

whānau kōaro

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

whānau poka

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

whanokē

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

whanonga

behaviour

whanonga ākiroto

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

whanonga nihoniho

antagonistic behaviour (takenga mai: nihoniho - antagonistic)

whanonga tapatahi

sportsmanship, sportsmanlike behaviour (takenga mai: tapatahi - principled, upright)

whanonga tūhourangi

antisocial behaviour

whanonga whakatōhenehene

disruptive behaviour (kupu kē atu: whanonga toheriri)

whanopiri

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

whāomoomo

intensive care, provide intensive care

whara ~nga

injury

whara rīakaaka

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

wharanga hārukiruki

critical injury, severe injury

whare haumanu

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

whare haumanu toronoa

drop-in clinic (takenga mai: toro - to visit; noa - just, merely)

whare hauora ā-hapori

community health facility

whare tiaki kaumātua

aged care facility

whare tomopai

accessible building

wharekano

ovary

wharepaku tomopai

accessible toilet

whātorotoro

stretch (kupu kē atu: totoro, tautoro)

wheako o mua

past experience

whekewheke

scab, scabby (kupu kē atu: tongako, wenewene)

whenua

placenta

wheori ārai-kore

human immunodeficiency virus, HIV (kupu kē atu: huaketo ārai-kore)

whetū o te rā

player of the day (kupu kē atu: kaitākaro o te rā)

whētuki

shock

wheua ngohe tīhae

torn cartilage

whēwhē

abscess, boil (kupu kē atu: mariao)

whēwhē niho

tooth abscess, dental abscess

whiringa

round, heat, stage (of a competition) (takenga mai: whiriwhiri - to select, choose)

whiringa kai

diet (food intake) (takenga mai: whiringa - selection, choice)

whiringa toa

final round, final, championship round

whiringa uru

qualifying round

whiringa whāiti

semi-final, penultimate round (kupu kē atu: taumātakitahi)

whiringa whakapau

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

(whaka) whiu ~a ~nga

penalty, penalise (kupu kē atu: hāmene)

whiu tukuraro

underarm throw

whiu tukurunga

overarm throw

whiwhinga

point (scoring unit in a competition) (takenga mai: whiwhi - to get, obtain)