na‘ea

na‘ea, interrog.pron. When? (with reference to past time, cf. ā‘ea).

I na‘ea koe i tae mai ei?
When did you arrive?;

Kāre au i kite mē i na‘ea, mē i napō pa‘a.
I don’t know when it was, last night perhaps;

Nō na‘ea tēnā varaoa?
How old is that bread?;

Mei na‘ea mai tōku tāpapapapa‘anga iā koe.
I’ve been waiting for you I don’t know how long. [na-1, ‘ea.]

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