taiate

taiate, n. Society, organisation, firm, church council, group of church members.

‘E taiate ‘angā-‘are tā mātou.
Ours is a building society;

Nā te taiate i ‘iki iāia ‘ei ‘orometua ki te reira ‘ōire.
The church council elected him pastor to that village;

I te ‘enua kātoatoa tā rātou i tae ei, kua ‘āriki‘ia rātou e te taiate.
They were welcomed by the churches at every island they called at;

‘E moni taiate teia nāku ē tōku ngutu‘are katoa.
This is the contribution to the church funds from myself and my whole family (household).
[Eng. society.]

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