nene‘i

nene‘i, (-a, -‘ia).

1. (a) Photograph something.

Kua nene‘i‘ia ‘aia i tōna kake‘anga ki uta.
He was photographed as he stepped ashore;

Kua nene‘i ‘aia i te tamariki ‘āpi‘i.
He took a snap of the school children. Rīpene nene‘i, photographic film.

E ‘oko mai koe nāku tēta‘i rīpene nene‘i.
Buy me a film. (b) Print something.

E nene‘i mai koe kia ma‘ata te puka mē ka rauka iā koe.
Print as many books as you can. Matīni nene‘i tuatua, printing press. Tangata nene‘i tuatua, printer.

2. n. Camera.

Tēia te nene‘i meitaki ē te ‘oko māmā.
Here is a good camera and cheap too. Nene‘i oriori, cinecamera.

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