()3, cplx t- plus ā, a, q.v. Prefixed to the pronominal forms -ku, -‘au, -na but written separately before the other pronouns.

1. Introducing a poss. cplx used attributively before nominal head.

Tā tāua ‘apinga,
our possession(s);

Tā Tere ‘apinga,
Tere’s possession(s).

2. Introducing a poss. cplx used as nominal head.

E ‘apai i tā Kaitara kia Kaitara, ē tā te Atua ki te Atua.
Give Caesar’s (that due to Caesar) to Caesar, and God’s to God;

‘E tamaiti tāku,
a son of mine, or I have a son.

3. Introducing a sub. relative clause.

Te ‘apinga tāku (tā Tere, tā te tangata) ka ‘inangaro.
The thing I (Tere, the people) want.
(See tāku, tā‘au, tāna.)

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