tua1

tua1, (tuā‘ia).

1. Tell a story.

Tuā‘ia tā‘au tua kia pou ka ‘aere ei tātou kā kanga.
Finish telling your story before we go and play.

2. n. A story, legend.

E mūtēkī kōtou, kia tua au kia kōtou i tēta‘i tua.
Keep quiet and I‘ll tell you a story. Puka tua, storybook. Tangata tātā tua, author (of fiction, etc.).

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