tī rika

tī rika, n., (Bib. silika). Silk.

‘E tī rika tēnā kāka‘u.
That is a silk material;

‘E pona tī rika tāna i ‘inangaro.
It was a silk shirt he wanted;

Kua ‘oko taura tī rika ‘aia ‘ei tui i tōna auaro pūtē.
She bought some silks to embroider her pillowcase.
[Eng. silk.]

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