toki

toki, n. Axe, adze, chopper (general term).

E amo i te toki, e aku ta‘unga.
Lift the axes, my skilled workmen;

Tē ‘akakoi toki nei au.
I‘m sharpening an axe;

Ko tēta‘i toki ‘ētene teia i tarai‘ia ai ‘a Tākitumu.
This is one of the old (stone) adzes used in the old days to shape Tākitumu;

Kua ‘ati te kakau toki.
The handle of the axe has snapped. Toki ‘oma, toki tarai, adze.
[Pn. *toki.]

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