English to Maori Meaning of insult - taunu

Insult :

whakama, taunu, whakahawea, numinumi, hoa mo te whakama, faatura, tau'a ore, tawai, Tama'i, hara, tūkino, ngautuara, riri i, ngakau pouri,, mate, kino, whiu, te ako,

whakama, taunu, kohukohu, numinumi, kia whakahihi, faatura, tau'a ore, iti, kohete, ka ngangau, tawai, te he, Huff, kino, whakatoihara

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Definitions of insult in English
Noun(1) a rude expression intended to offend or hurt(2) a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
Verb(1) treat, mention, or speak to rudely
Examples of insult in English
(1) Many took his remarks as a racial insult .(2) My remarks were not an insult to decent youths or their parents.(3) If you are going to have nurses on call, the pay is an insult .(4) This Minister has introduced a bill that is an absolute insult to the cause he should be serving.(5) The conduct that has come to light is an insult to the people, and an affront to the most basic standards of morality and decency.(6) He said the charity's grant was an insult to his mother, who had tirelessly raised funds for it before her death.(7) The policy was an affront to our values and a needless insult to our friends.(8) A teabag is an insult to tea connoisseurs.(9) the movement of the bone causes a severe tissue insult(10) Any insult to this tissue in the future will not be endured in the same manner as normal tissue, resulting in cancer.(11) the present offer is an absolute insult(12) It's grossly invasive and humiliating, an insult to the dignity of any person.(13) Tissues exposed to one insult can develop tolerance to a subsequent injury.(14) The implication that parenting under pressure is an invitation to abuse is an insult to the integrity of millions of hardworking mums and dads.(15) he saw the book as a deliberate insult to the Church(16) But, of course, that is completely untrue, and, in the context of this bill, an absolute insult .
Related Phrases of insult
(1) add insult to injury ::
tāpiri tawai ki wharanga
(2) insult to injury ::
taunu ki whara
1. abusive remark ::
parau kohukohu
2. abuse ::
3. affront ::
4. abuse ::
5. affront ::
Different Forms
insult, insulted, insulting, insults
Word Example from TV Shows
Don't insult them.

Don't INSULT them.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 9

He would not dare insult my order
whilst Aerys Targaryen lived.

He would not dare INSULT my order whilst Aerys Targaryen lived.

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 5

But an insult to her faith
is always thoughtful.

But an INSULT to her faith is always thoughtful.

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 18

I have grown rather used
to being the family insult.

I have grown rather used to being the family INSULT.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 1

You can't insult me.

You can't INSULT me.

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 6

English to Maori Dictionary: insult

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