katau

katau, adj. Right (as opposed to left).

E ‘aere nā te tua katau, kia kore koe e pā‘ī ‘ī
. Walk along the right-hand side so you won’t get run over;

Kua moto ‘aia i te tangata ki tōna rima katau.
He hit the man with his right hand;

Kua tū ‘aia ki tōku tua katau.
He was standing to my right. Tū katau, see

tūkatau,
skilful, dexterous, suitable. (cf.

kauī
.)

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