kiniti

kiniti, (-a, -‘ia). Pinch, pinch out, nip, take a pinch of something.

Nā Mere i kiniti iā koe.
Mary pinched you;

Kua kinitia e Kava te mata o tōna ‘ē‘ē.
Kava nipped out the head of his boil;

Kua kiniti ‘aia i te varaoa ē kua kai.
He took a pinch out of the bread and ate it.

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