tira3

tira3, (usually followed by ‘ua or rāi). All that there is, the last one(s), the end, the only (one(s)).

Tira rāi? Tira rāi.
Is that the lot? That’s the lot;

Tira rāi tōku manako.
That’s all I have to say;

Tira ‘ua tei toe mai.
That is all that’s left;

Ko tira ‘ua te ‘anga‘anga tei ‘akakite‘ia mai kia rave.
That’s all the work I was told to do, that’s the only job I was told to do;

Kua pou te kava, ko tira rāi tei ‘apai‘ia mai.
The beer is finished, that is all that was brought in.

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