1. n. A tax, toll, levy, duty.
Kāre i kitea ake ē ‘ea‘a te ma‘ata o te tero tē ka tuku‘ia ki runga i te au mea mei te pā ‘enua mai.
It isn’t decided yet how much duty will be levied on goods from abroad;
Tērā te ‘ōpati o te ko‘i tero.
There is the tax inspector’s office;
Kua tūtaki tā‘au tero vai?
Have you paid your water rates?
2. (-a, -‘ia). Tax, levy, duty.
Ko te puakaoa ‘ua te manu tei ‘akatika‘ia kia tero‘ia.
Dogs were the only animal which it was agreed should be licensed;
Ka teroa te aronga kekē i runga i te ‘enua.
Aliens living in this country will be taxed.