kāmuta2, (-‘ia). Carpenter; work or build in wood.
Kua ma‘ani meitaki te kāmuta i tō mātou ‘are.
The carpenter has made a good job of our house;
Kua ‘aere mai te tangata kāmuta i nana‘i.
The carpenter came yesterday;
Kua ‘anga‘anga kāmuta te tamariki ‘āpi‘i.
The school children did carpentry;
Kua kāmuta‘ia te kaingākai i nana‘i e te kāmuta.
The carpenter made the table yesterday;
Kua ‘aere mai te tangata kua mātakitaki i te kāmuta‘ia‘anga o tēia ‘are pure.
People came to watch this church being built. [Eng. carpenter.]