kāinga

kāinga, n. Home, homestead, land around the house, field, property;

Kua ‘akaruke au i tāku puka ki te kāinga.
I’ve left my book at home;

‘E toa kāinga ‘ua ‘aia.
He’s brave enough when he’s safe at home;

Kua tanu ‘aia i te kāinga ki te meika.
He planted his field with bananas. Pū kāinga, owner of the property. Tangata kāinga, man of property.

Ko te tangata kainga teia e aere mai, ka ta tatou iaia, e e riro mai te kainga ia tatou uaorai.
This is the heir, let us kill him and the inheritance shall be ours (Mark 12.7). [Pn. *kaai”a.]

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