kautā

kautā, n. Netting-needle, mesh-gauge, shuttle.

Tākaia te kautā ki te a‘o.
Wind the cord on to the netting-needle;

E viviki to te au rā noku nei i to te kauta a te raranga kakau ra.
My days are swifter than a weaver’s shuttle (Job. 7.6). [kau-4, 2.]

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