nakōnei

nakōnei, loc.pron. Earlier today.

Kāre tō nakōnei i te pōpongi varaoa i pou ake.
This morning’s loaves aren’t sold yet;

I nakōnei au i tae mai ei.
I arrived earlier today;

Kua ‘aere ‘aia i nakōnei ‘ua ake nei.
He went just a little while ago. [na-1, ko-2, nei.]

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