teata, ‘are teata, n.
1. Cinema, theatre.
I ‘aere teata ana koe i tō‘ou no‘o‘anga ki reira?
Did you go to the theatre while you were there?;
Kua kī te ‘are teata.
The cinema was full. Teata ora, the living theatre.
2. A film.
Ka ‘akaāri ‘aia i te teata.
He is going to show a film. Teata mārōki‘aki‘a, stills, slides.
‘E teata mārōki‘aki‘a tāna, kāre i te mea oriori.
They are stills he’s showing, not cine-films.
3. (-‘ia). Show a film, stage a performance.
Ka teata ‘ua ki va‘o.
The film will be shown out of doors;
Ka teata ki ‘ea i teia pō?
Where is the film on at tonight?;
Kua teata‘ia ki Avarua i te pō Varaire.
It was shown at Avarua on Friday.