terepaoni

terepaoni, (-‘ia).

1. A telephone.

Kua tangi te terepaoni.
The phone rang. Niuniu terepaoni, telephone wires.

2. A phone call, phone message. ‘

E terepaoni tei tae mai ana.
There has been a phone call.

3. To phone.

Ko‘ai tērā e terepaoni maī ra?
Who is that phoning?
[Eng. telephone.]

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