tātī mēni

tātī mēni, (-a , -‘ia).

1. Cement, concrete.

Tei iā koe ‘ua te kite mē ka tātī mēni te ta‘ua i tō‘ou ‘are.
You know best whether to cement the floor of your house.

2. Add cement to a mix.

‘E ngari kia tātī mēni‘ia te ngaika kia pakari meitaki te patu.
Better add some cement in with the coral lime to make the wall good and strong.

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