pātūtū1

pātūtū1, (-a, -‘ia), fq. pātū. Stand sthg up, erect (post).

Nā māua e pātūtū i te rākau, nā kōrua e ‘akairi mai i te kupenga.
We‘ll stick the posts in, you drape the net over them;

Kua pātūtūa te au poupou ‘āua nā runga i te kena.
Fence posts were erected along the boundary;

Ka rauka i ā koe i te pātūtū i tērā au poupou ki te pae i te pū i‘i?
Can you stand those posts up against the chestnut tree?
[pātū1 Rr.]

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