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A'hi tu; The cry of a certain bird; also the proper name of a person.

A'ho, s. A fishing-line, any line; also the proper name of a person.

A'ho, s. The woof of a web of cloth, or mat.

A'hu, v.n. Heaping together; as, “E áhu áno ra óki 'au; I now heap, or sum up my articles, words, &c.” also the proper name of a person.

A'hu áhu; Name of a certain place.

A'ka, s. and v.n.s. A war dance; also the proper name of a person. v.n. Dancing; as, “E áka ána te tángata; The man dances,” (the war-dance being understood). “E tángata áka, (signifies) A dancer.”

A'ka, s. and a.s. An angular piece of wood or iron; the knee of a ship's beam. a. Angular; as, “E méa áka, or, E póu áka; An angular thing, or, An angular post.”

A'kadii, s. Bird's egg, roe of a fish, seed of any thing.

A'kadii, s. A feast, where large presents of fish, potatoes, fern-root, &c. are brought by the visitors te the party visited.

A'kau, s. A straight even cliff; also the proper name of a person.

A'kau, s. Name of a certain tree; also the proper name of a person.

A'ke, ad. A different, future, or advancing period, place, or scene of action. A'ke áke (paulo post futurum).

A'ki, ad. Close to, against, above, or upon the top; also the proper name of a person.

A'ki áid; Name of a certain bird.

Akóa kóa, s. Name of a certain bird.

A'ku, s. Name of a certain shell-fish; also the proper name of a person.

A'ku, p. My. (See Grammar.)

Aku-énei, ad. The approaching evening. (See Gram.)

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