1. House, building.
‘E ‘are rau tōna, kua pāruru‘ia ki te koro. He has a thatched house with wattled walls. ‘Are ‘a‘ao ‘ua rākau, fruit-packing shed. ‘Are ‘āiti, freezer, icecream shop. ‘Are ‘akaanuanu, freezer. ‘Are ‘akavā-‘anga, courthouse. ‘Are ‘āpi‘i, school. ‘Are ‘āuri, gaol. Kua tīria ‘aia ki roto i te ‘are ‘āuri. He was thrown into gaol. ‘Are ariki, palace. ‘Are kākō, cargo shed, warehouse. ‘Are kariei, ‘are karioi, entertainment hall, (in the old days) a house devoted to dancing and games. Tāpae mai ki te ‘are kariei kia kite koe i te au peu mataora. Come to the entertainment hall and see all the fun. ‘Are kāvamani, Government House, government offices. ‘Are kīkau, house thatched with coconut leaves. ‘Are kōrero,
1. A house where Maori history, genealogies, myths and legends were taught to the young, and where young men were instructed in the art of warfare.
2. A Maori historian, esp. an expert in genealogies;
Ko tātēia ‘are kōrero tēia i kite, tē vai atū ra tātēta‘i.
That’s what this particular
knows, other historians may have something different. ‘Are kūki, cook-house, kitchen. ‘Are maki, hospital. ‘Are maki marō, sanatorium. ‘Are meangiti, lavatory (euphem.).
‘E ‘are meangiti iti,
a small lavatory. ‘Are moe, dwelling-house. ‘Are mōrī, lighthouse. ‘Āre mōtokā, garage, cab of car. ‘Are ‘orometua, mission home. ‘Are ‘ōtera, hotel. ‘Are patu, stone or concrete house. ‘Are nēneva, asylum. ‘Are pirīki, brick-built house. ‘Are rau, house thatched with pandanus. ‘Are rākau, timber-built house. ‘Are pure, church. ‘Are repo, lavatory;
E tāmāi te ‘are repo i te au pōpongi kātoatoa ma te pīpī ki te vairākau. Clean the lavatory every morning and sprinkle it with disinfectant. ‘Are tāpa‘e‘anga, ‘are tāpae‘anga, way-side inn. ‘Are tāpeka(‘anga), gaol. ‘Are tārekareka, recreation hall. ‘Are teata, cinema, theatre. ‘Are tī, tea shop. ‘Are toa, shop. ‘Are torōka, cab of truck. ‘Are (tunu‘anga) varaoa, bakery. ‘Are tūpaki‘anga ‘āuri, forge, smithy. ‘Are tūrama, lighthouse. ‘Are ture, courthouse. ‘Are umu, kitchen, cook-house. ‘Are ‘uipā‘anga, meeting-house. ‘Are vairanga ‘apinga, store-house. Kapakapā ‘are, shack.
2. Used as a collective noun before certain kinship terms (teina, tuakana, taeake, tua‘ine, mokopuna).
Arataki‘ia mai te au ‘are teina ō‘ou ki te umukai.
Bring your younger brothers (or sisters) to the feast.
(see ‘are‘are, (tā)ngutu‘are.)