tamaiti

tamaiti. Boy, child (either sex).

E kimi mai ‘ei tamaiti ma‘ata.
Try and find a big boy;

‘Ea‘a tā kōrua tamaiti mua?
What sex is your eldest child. Tamaiti ‘āngai, adopted child.

‘E tamaiti ‘āngai ‘ua au nā rāua.
I‘m only their adopted child;

‘ē taku tamaiti,
my son.
[Pn. *tama‘iti.]

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