taeake

taeake, n.

1. Relative of the same generation or family (brother, sister, cousin, (either sex speaking), but not in-laws).

‘E taeake māua mei roto i te kōpu ‘okota‘i.
We are relatives.

2. Friend, comrade.

‘Aere mai kia ‘ārāvei koe i tōku taeake.
Come and meet my friend;

‘E au mea aro‘a taeake tēnā nāku.
Those are gifts for my friends;

‘e taeake ‘ua,
just an acquaintance;

‘E taeake ‘ua ‘aia nōku.
He is just an acquaintance of mine.

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