2. (noun) body, trunk (of a tree), the main part of anything.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 87-88;)
4. (noun) self, person, reality - as opposed to an apparition.
E kore au e whai kupu atu ki a koe mō tētahi o ō kupu i pā mai ki taku tinana ko te take he āhua kino, ka hahani, ka amuamu te ritenga o tērā kupu (TPH 15/1/1900:1). / I will not make a response to you about one of your statements about myself because the implication of that assertion is somewhat rude, disparaging and begrudging.
1. (noun) body awareness.
1. (verb) to arrive in person, attend in person.
Mō te hunga e pāngia ana e te mate, ā, i kore ai e tae ā-tinana tonu mai kia mahia e Hōri, kōrero ā-waea noa atu ai ia ki a rātau (TTR 1998:49). / For those who were ill but could not attend in person to be treated by Hōri, it was sufficient for him to talk to them by telephone.
See also tae-ā-tinana