tāmā

tāmā, (-‘ia). Clean, tidy up, clear up (a mess).

Kua mānea tōna kāinga i tōna tāmā ‘anga.
Her home looked lovely when she tidied it up;

E tāmā koe i tā‘au tamaiti kā tuku ei ki te ‘āpi‘i.
See that your child is clean before you let him go to school;

Kua oti iāku i te tāmā i tā tātou mereki.
I’ve done the dishes;

Kua tāmā ‘aia i tōna ‘enua.
He cleaned up his land;

Tāmā‘ia tō roimata ki te ‘ōrei.Wipe away your tears with the handkerchief.

Leave a Reply