one

one, n. Soil, earth, sand, cultivated plot.

Kua tanu ‘aia i te moni ki raro i te one.
He buried the money in the ground. One ‘enua, black or dark earth.

‘E pūtē one ‘enua tēia.
Here is a sack of black soil. One kai, cultivated land, plot planted with food crops.

Nā ‘ai tēnā one kai?
Whose kitchen garden is that? One ngarungaruā, fertile soil. One karaea, reddish clayey soil. One maunga, red (hill) soil. One paikea, shallow, stony, poor soil. One pue‘u, dust.

Mei te one-pueu i te matangi ra,
like dust in the wind (Ps. 18.42). One ta‘atai, beach sand. One tea, white sand. (See oneone, ‘akaoneone, tāone.) [Pn. *‘one.]

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