ngāteitei

ngāteitei, v.i. High rank(ing).

‘E tangata ngāteitei ‘aia i runga i tōna ‘enua.
He is a man of high rank in his own country;

Nō te ngāteitei iāia, kua mataku te aronga rikiriki i te ‘aere i te ‘ārāvei iāia.
Because he was so important, the common people were afraid to meet him;

Te Kāvana Tiānara ngāteitei.
His Excellency the Governor-General. [nga-1, teitei.]

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