monomono

monomono, (-a, -‘ia), fq. mōmono, mono. 1. Push things into, fill, plug or block up a hole, container, or cover.

E ‘akaoti koe i te monomono i tēnā mō‘ina ki te ‘akari.
Stop putting the bits of coconut into the bottle now;

I te maki‘anga tōna taringa, kua monomono ‘aia ki te vavai.
When his ear was bad, he plugged it with cotton-wool. Tai monomono, a sauce made from chips of coconut.

Tēia te tai monomono ‘ei tīto‘u i tā‘au ika.
Here is the coconut-chip sauce to dip your fish in; Tangata monomono kōrero (Bib.), a tale-bearer, spreader of rumours.

Auraka koe e monomono korero aere na roto i to iti-tangata ra.
Do not go around among your people spreading slander (Lev. 19.16).

2. Put in replacements, substitute.

E ‘aere kōrua e monomono ‘aere i te au pū tōmāti i mate.
You two go around and replace the tomato plants that are dead.
[mono RR.]

mono

mono, (-a, -‘ia, (Bib.) -kia). To fill a place or gap with a substitute, replace(ment), substitute.

I te manuku‘anga tōku rima, kua mono rātou i tōku ngā‘i kiā Pa‘a.
When I put my arm out they put Pa‘a in my position;

Kua mono ‘aere mātou i te au ‘uri ‘ānani i mate.
We went around replacing the dead orange saplings;

Kua mono ‘aia i tōku ngā‘i i te ‘anga‘anga.
He took over from me at work;

Kua mono‘ia tōku ngā‘i i te tēniti kiā Mata.
Mata took my place at tennis;

Ko te aronga mono ngā‘i tēia i tō tātou pupu tu‘epōro.
These are the reserves (or substitutes) in our rugby side;

Atia iora te tara maata ra; E i monokia mai i ngā tara tu ke e a ra.
And the big horn was broken off, and replaced with four different ones (Dan. 8.8);

Kāre e kitea ake ē ko ‘ai te mono iāia.
It isn’t known yet who is going to take his place.
(See kōmono, mōmono, monomono.)
[Pn. *mono.]

pa‘u2

pa‘u2, (-a, -‘ia, -na), n.

1. Replace(ment), substitute, successor.

E ‘ōmai koe ‘ē ono paunu naero nāku, kā pa‘u atu au mē tae mai tāku āpōpō.
Let me have six pounds of nails, I‘ll replace them when mine arrive tomorrow;

Kua tae mai te pa‘u i te punu pēni tāna i ‘apai ana.
He has let us have a replacement for the tin of paint he took.

I te kino‘anga te vaevae o Koro, kua ‘iki‘ia ‘a Moe ‘ei pa‘u iāia.
When Koro had a bad leg, Moe was picked to replace him;

I te roko‘ia‘anga te taote ma‘ata e te maki, kua ‘iki‘ia te tangata i raro ake iāia ‘ei pa‘u i tōna ngā‘i.
When the chief medical officer fell ill, his assistant was chosen to take his place;

Kā pa‘u tēia rāmepa i te ngā‘i o te rā.
Let this lamp stand for the sun;

Ko Tere te pa‘u i te tā‘onga o tōna metua.
Tere succeeded to his father’s title. Te pa‘u puaka, the Maori custom of borrowing a pig from a friend and repaying him later with one of one’s own piglets when these have grown up.

2. (Usu. in passive: pa‘una, pa‘una‘ia). Provide equivalent return (for one’s time, labour, or expenditure).

Kāre e pa‘una tōku taime.
It’s not worth my while;

Ka pa‘una tō‘ou taime mē ‘ākono meitaki koe i tā‘au ‘apinga tanu.
It is worth while to look after your crops properly;

Kāre au i manako ē ka pa‘una‘ia mai te moni mē ‘oko au i tēia torōka ta‘ito.
I don’t think I shall see my money back if I buy this old truck.
(see tūpa‘u(pa‘u); cf. pa‘u1.)

tūpa‘u

tūpa‘u,

1. (-a, -‘ia). Replace, substitute or deputise for.

Kua riro nā te tamaiti i tūpa‘u i te metua i te mate‘anga.It was the son who took over from his father when he died;Kua tūpa‘u‘ia ‘aia e Mata i te kino-‘anga tōna vaevae.
Mata substituted for him when he hurt his leg.

2. n. Replacement, successor, heir.

Ka meitaki ‘ua ‘aia ‘ei tūpa‘u.
He‘ll do for a replacement;

Ko tōna tūpa‘u ia.
That is his replacement.

tūpa‘upa‘u

tūpa‘upa‘u,

1. (-a, -‘ia), fq. tūpa‘u. Replace, substitute, etc.

Kua tūpa‘upa‘u‘ia te aronga tei ‘akaruke‘ia i te ‘anga‘anga.
Those who were given the sack were replaced.

Kua riro kōtou ‘ei aronga tūpa-‘upa‘u tuātau.
You all have become ready to take over when the time comes. Tūpa‘upa‘u tuatua, answer back, bandy words with.

‘Eia‘a koe e tūpa‘upa‘u tuatua atu, kā riri ‘aia.
Don’t bandy words with him, he will get angry.

2. n. Replacement, substitute.

Kāre e tano te ‘apinga ta‘ito ‘ei tūpa‘upa‘u.
It isn’t any good using old things as replacements.

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.]