tāipu2

tāipu2, (-a, -‘ia).

1. Type.

Ko‘ai tērā e tāipū ra?
Who is that typing?;

E tāipu i te reta kia vave, kā piri te mēre.
Hurry up and type out the letter before the post closes;

Kāre i te pēpa tāipu, ‘e mea tātā ‘ua.
It’s not a typed letter, it is written by hand.

2. n. A typewriter.

Ka ‘apai tēnā tāipu nā‘ai?
Who are you taking that typewriter for?
[Eng. type.]

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