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takutai

1. (noun) sea coast, coast, shore.

Ka haere te taua mā te takutai kia tae ki Kāparatehau; i reira a Te Rauparaha e hopu pūtangitangi ana (Te Ara 2012). / The war party travelled along the coastline to Lake Grassmere where Te Rauparaha was capturing paradise ducks.

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takutai moana

1. (noun) coast, foreshore and seabed.

I tōia ki te awa ka mānu mai ki te takutai moana, ka tōia mā te waka ki Whāngārā (TTR 1990:16). / It was hauled to the river and floated to the coast, and towed by canoe to Whāngārā.

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