tāarāpō

tāarāpō, (-‘ia). Use the right phase of the moon (for planting crops, etc.).

E tāarāpō i tā‘au kai mē tanu.
Put your crops in at the appropriate phase of the moon;

Kua ‘āviri ‘aia i tōku tāarāpō‘anga i te tanu i tāku meika.
He laughed at me for planting my bananas according to the phase of the moon.

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