Kua ta‘e te toto i tōna rima.
His hand bled;
Kua vera tōna toto.
His blood was up;
Mē vera te toto o te meā taē ra,kāre e rauka kia ‘akanā. When that fellow gets his blood up, there is no restraining him. Piri‘anga toto, a blood relationship. ‘E piri‘anga toto tika ai tō rāua.
They are definitely related by blood. Ruaki toto, spit blood, have consumption.
Kua ruaki toto ‘aia.
He has got T.B.;
‘E ruaki toto tōna maki.
His sickness is T.B. Tangata kai toto, a bloodsucker, parasite (e.g. sponger, unscrupulous moneylender). Toto māpū, young blood, youthful vigour, high spirits, enthusiasm.
Ko te tū rāi ia o te aronga toto māpū.
That’s the way of young blood. Toto vene, diabetes.
2. A blood relative.
‘E toto tika ai ‘aia nōku.
He is a blood relative of mine.