tanotano

tanotano, fq. tano.

1. Correct, accurate, right, exact.

Kua tanotano te pō‘aki ki runga i te tāpo‘o.
The bullets were all right on target;

Nō te tanotano o te pōro ki te kī ni, nō reira ‘aia i ārairai ‘ua ai.
The balls were dead on the wicket, that’s why he just blocked them.

2. To fit, be the right size, shape, etc.

Mē tanotano tā‘au tuatua, kā ora koe.
You‘ll get off if your story fits the facts.

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