ngūtupa

ngūtupa, n. Door, doorway, gate(way), entrance.

E nā te ngūtupa kōtou i muri i te tomo ki roto i te ‘are.
Use the back door when you go into the house;

Ko te ngūtupa tēia ki roto i tō mātou ‘āua.
This is the gateway to our paddock;

‘E rākau ma‘ani ngūtupa tēia i ‘oko‘ia mai ei.
This timber has been bought to make a door with.

Te ngūtupa o te ana, the mouth of the cave.

[ngutu, 3, with shift of stress.]

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