kūki

kūki, v.t.

1. Cook.

Nā‘au e kūki i tā tātou kai i tēia rā, ka ‘aere au ki Avarua.
You’d better cook our food today, I‘m going to Avarua;

Kua pakapaka te kai i tōku kūki‘anga.
I burned the food cooking it;

Kāre i maoa meitaki te kai ā te kūki i tēia rā.
The cook hasn’t done the food long enough today;

‘E va‘ine kūki koe!
What a good cook you are! [Eng. cook.]

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