tā‘openga

tā‘openga, (-‘ia). Put or place last, conclude (tr.), make an end of.

Kua ‘inangaro ‘aia kia tā‘openga‘ia tōna ingoa ki roto i te pēpa.
He wanted his name put last in the list;

‘Ea‘a koe i tā‘openga ai iāku?
Why did you put me last (or leave me till last)?;

Kua tā‘openga‘ia tā rātou ‘ura ki te ‘ī mene o te Ariki Va‘ine.
The dance was concluded with God Save the Queen;

Kua tā‘openga ‘aia i te ora‘anga o taua tangata.
He put an end to the man’s life;

Nāna e tā‘openga i te tuatua.
He will be the last to speak.

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