tī ti‘a2, (-‘ia).
1. Wear spectacles, goggles.
Kua maki tōna mata, nō reira ‘aia i tī ti‘a ‘aere ei.
She has got something wrong with her eyes, that’s why she goes around in spectacles;
Kua tī ti‘ā‘ia tō tī ti‘a rā e ‘Ine.
‘Ine had your sunglasses on.
2. v.i. Go underwater fishing.
Ka ‘aere tāua ka tī ti‘a āpōpō.
Let’s go underwater fishing tomorrow;
‘E tangata tī ti‘a pā‘ua tēnā.
That man is diving for clams.
3. n. Spectacles, goggles.
Kua nga‘ā te i‘o i tēta‘i mata i tōna tī ti‘a.
One of the lenses in his glasses is cracked;
Tē ma‘ani tī ti‘a ruku pārau nei au.
I‘m making a pair of goggles for pearl-shell diving. Tī ti‘a rā, sunglasses.