tī tika

tī tika, v.i. Perfectly straight, level.

Kua tū tī tika rātou i te pāti‘anga te reva.
They stood strictly to attention as the colours passed;

E ma‘ani koe i te niuniu kia tī tika meitaki.
Get the wire really straight;

‘E mataara tī tika ‘ua ‘ē te ātea.
It is a perfectly wide and straight road;

nō te tī tika i te purūmu,
because the road was so straight;

Ka ‘akatū te ‘are ki konei, ko te ngā‘i tī tika ‘ua ake tēia.
The house must go up here, it is the only level spot. Pa‘u‘anga tī tika, a straight answer.
(cf. tika.)

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