kauono

kauono, (-a, -‘ia).

1. Represent, replace, substitute for sbdy; fill a vacant title or post; a representative, substitute, replacement.

Kua kauono‘ia te tā‘onga ariki ki tāna tamaiti.
The king’s son succeeded to the title;

Kua kauono rātou i te tā‘onga ki te tama mata‘iapo.
They filled the title with the eldest son;

Kua ‘iki‘ia ‘a Tā ‘ei kauono iā Tere.
Tā was picked to replace Tere;

Kua ‘aere mai te Kāvana Tiānara ‘ei kauono i te Ariki Va‘ine.
The Governor-General came to represent the Queen. Te kauono o te ariki, the king’s representative.

2. Word used as a grammatical substitute, esp. kauono nōmena, pronoun.

E ‘akataka mai i te kauono.
Pick out the pronouns. [kau6, -ono4.]