ka‘o

ka‘o, n. Thatch rafter.

Kua ‘iri te kāmuta i te rākau mēmeitaki ‘ei ka‘o nō te ‘are.
The carpenter selected the best rods for the thatch rafters;

‘E ‘are ka‘o mātūtū tēia ē te tikatika.
This house has strong and straight rafters;

TĒ ‘aerē ra te tangata ki runga i te maunga kā pari ka‘o.
The people are going on to the mountain to cut thatch rafters. (See tāka‘o.) [Pn. *kaso1.]

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