kōtinga

kōtinga, n. Division or demarcation, boundary, limit, section, stage.

Tēia te kōtinga o tā‘au ngā‘i kā tanu.
You can plant up as far as here;

Kua tae tātou i tēianei ki te kōtinga o tēia ‘ōire.
We have now come to the village boundary;

E nana e oore i taua atinga karakaratio ra, ka kotikoti ei i tona au kotinga tika ai.
And he shall flay the burnt offering and cut it up into the proper pieces (Lev. 1.6);

Ka ‘inangaro‘ia te ua i tēia kōtinga o te tupu‘anga tōmāti.
Rain is needed at this stage of tomato growth. Kōtinga ‘enua, frontier. [-koti, -nga2.]

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