ni‘a

ni‘a, n. Brink, edge, brim, rim.

Kua tū te puakani‘o ki te ni‘a o te mato.
The goat stood at the edge of the precipice;

te ni‘a o te va‘arua,
the edge of the pit;

te ni‘a o te kauvai,
bank of the river;

te ni‘a o te karāti,
the rim of the glass. (See ni‘ani‘a, ni‘ani‘ā‘au.)

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