tuika‘a

tuika‘a, n.

1. A slave.

‘Ea‘a ‘e tuika‘a mātou nā kōtou i ‘ākara ‘ua mai ei kōtou?
Do you reckon we are your slaves or something, standing there watching us (while we work)? No‘o tuika‘a, live in slavery, serve as a slave.

‘ī toru ōku mata‘iti i te no‘o tuika‘a‘anga nāna.
I was his slave of three years.

2. A full-grown, specially fattened pig.

‘E puaka tuika‘a tāna i ‘apai ei ki te umukai.
He took a great porker to the feast;

Nā‘ai rā tērā tuika‘a?
Whose great pig is that?

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