tuati, (-a, -‘ia). Serve (food), wait at table.
Nāku e ma‘ani i te kai, nā‘au e tuati.
I‘ll prepare the food, you serve it;
Mē ka ‘inangaro tuati koe nō‘ou i te taime kaikai, tērā ‘a Pine.
If you want someone to serve you during mealtimes, there is Pine over there;
Tuati‘ia te kai kia viviki.
Hurry up and serve the food.
2. Steward, waiter.
‘E tuati tāna ‘anga‘anga i runga i te pa‘ī
. He is a steward (or waiter) on the ship;
‘E tauturu tuati tā māua ‘anga‘anga.
We are assistant waiters.