teka

teka,

1. A type of cane or reed obtained from the kāka‘o.

Tē tī pū tekā ra rāua ‘ei pāruru i te ‘are.
They are cutting

teka
canes for the wall of the house.

2. A dart originally made from the teka cane.

Nā‘ai te teka mamao?
Whose is the farthest dart?

3. (-‘ia). Throw a dart, play darts.

‘Aere mai kā teka tāua.
Come on, let’s throw darts;

Tērā tō teka, kua tekā‘ia e Karo.
There is that dart of yours, Karo threw it.
[Pn. tika > Ce. teka.]

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