taua

taua, (part., definitive). The or that (one in question or under discussion, but not present or in view).

Ko tērā taua tangata.
That’s the man;

Kua mou taua manu tā‘aē ra.
That savage beast was caught;

Kāre taua tuatua i te tika.
That story isn’t true;

E taua enemi openga ra, ko te mate, e akakoreia ia,
and that last enemy, death, shall be destroyed (I Cor. 15.26);

Tērā taua pa‘ī ra.
That’s the ship;

Kua ‘ārāvei koe i taua tangatā ra?
Have you met the man? Taua….rāi, just the same.

Pē‘ea tōna maki? Ko taua tū rāi.
How’s his health? Just the same;

nā taua ara rāi,
by the same road.
[Ta. *taua.]

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