nāti

nāti, n. Nut (to screw on to bolt).

E tāmou koe i te nāti i runga i te uira o te pātikara kia piri meitaki.
Do up the nut on the bicycle wheel nice and tight;

‘E paoke nāti tāku i ‘oko mai ei – mē kā tano ki tēnā au kurū.
I’ve bought a box of nuts – I wonder if they‘ll fit those screws. [Eng. nut.]

Leave a Reply