tāngaika

tāngaika, (-‘ia). To lime (tr.), preserve something in lime.

E tāngaika koe i te taro ka ‘akaū ei ki Nūtirēni.
Soak the taros in lime before you send them to New Zealand;

Kāre i kino ana taku ‘uā moa i tōku tāngaika-‘anga.
My eggs didn’t go off when I preserved them in lime.

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