tuka

tuka, n. Sugar.

‘Ōmai i te tuka.
Pass the sugar;

‘Ī ‘ia te moni i te pūtē tuka?
How much is a bag of sugar?;

Kāre au i tuku tuka ana ki roto i tāna kaope.
I haven’t put any sugar in his coffee. Tuka mura-mura, brown sugar. Tuka teatea, white sugar.
[Eng. sugar.]

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