tākinga

tākinga, (-‘ia).

1. Treat, behave towards, look after (sbdy).

Kua tākinga meitaki ‘aia ia māua.
He looked after us very well;

Kua tākinga meitaki‘ia rāua.
They were well treated.

Ko te tūtaki tēia i tō‘ou tākinga-kino‘anga iāia.
That’s what you get for treating him so badly;

‘E tangata tākinga-kino manu tika ai koe.
You are very cruel to animals.

2. Treatment, way of behaving towards sbdy.

Tō‘ou au tākinga-meitaki,
your many kindnesses.

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