tāne

tāne. Husband, male.

Ko tāna tāne tērā.
That’s her husband;

Nā te tāne tēnā ‘anga-‘anga.
That’s a man’s work;

‘E piripou tāne poto tēta‘i i tō‘ou toa?
Do you keep any men’s shorts in your shop? ‘Akai-poipo tāne, to marry (of a woman).

Kāre ‘aia i ‘akaipoipo tāne ake.
She isn’t married yet. Tupuna tāne,


grandfather.
[Pn. *ta‘ane.]

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