kī ni

kī ni, n. The target at various games: goal (at football), wicket (at cricket), net (at basketball), home base (at baseball, rounders, hide-and-seek).

Kua tu‘e ‘a Mi‘i i te pōro ki roto i te kī ni.
Mi‘i kicked the ball into the goal;

Kua puta te kī ni i te pōro.
The ball hit the wicket;

Ka ‘aere tātou ka pāpōro kī ni.
Let’s have a game of cricket;

Koia tei tae mua ki te kī ni.
He was first man home.

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