katea

katea,

1. n. The side of the canoe opposite to the outrigger, the starboard side.

‘Auraka e no‘o ki te katea o te vaka, ka taka‘uri ākonei.
Don’t sit on the starboard side of the canoe or it might capsize.

2. loc.n. Starboard.

Vai‘o ki katea.
Keep to starboard;

‘E vaka tērā i katea.
There’s a canoe to starboard. [Pn. *katea.]

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