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4, (taia). Make fishing net, reef shoes.

Tē tā kupenga kanae nei mātou.
We‘re making a mullet net;

‘E mama‘ata roa te mata o te kupenga i tō tā‘anga.You’ve made the meshes in the net too big; Taia tēnā kupenga kia vave.
Hurry up and finish off making that net;

Kā kite au i te tā tāmaka kiri‘au.
I know how to make reef shoes. Rākau tā kupenga, netting-needle.
[Pn. *taa5.]

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