taime

taime,

1. n. Time, occasion.

‘Ea‘a te taime i teia nei?
What’s the time now?;

‘Auraka e kaimoumou taime.
Don’t waste time;

Kua tuku taime ‘aia nō māua kia kimi i tō māua manako.
He gave us time to think it over;

Ko te taime mua tēia, ‘auraka kia ‘oki rua.
This is the first time, don’t let it happen again;

Kāre e pou ‘okota‘i taime i te tātorōka.
We shan’t get them all in in one truck load.

2. (-‘ia). Time something.

E taime koe i te ‘oro a tēia ‘oro‘enua.
Time the running of this horse.
[Eng. time.]

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