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.]