tapa1, topa

tapa1, topa (-‘ia). Give a name to.

Tē tapa nei au i te ingoa o tēia ‘are ‘uipā‘anga, ko ‘Te ‘Akapū‘anga’.
I now name this Assembly Hall, ‘Te ‘Akapū‘anga‘;

Kua rekareka tōku tupuna va‘ine i tōku topa‘anga i tōna ingoa ki runga i tā māua pēpe.
My grandmother was delighted when I called our baby after her.
[Pn. *tapa4.]

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