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Tākei Play

1. (loan) (location) Turkey.

Tākei, kotahi rau e toru tekau mā rima miriona (£135,000,000) (TW 25/9/1875:240). / That debt of Turkey is £135,000,000.

2. (loan) (modifier) Turkish.

Kua whawhai te iwi Tākei ki ngā tāngata o Pukāria (TW 9/12/1876:455). / The Turkish people have made war on the people of Bulgaria.

3. (loan) (noun) Turkish person, Turk.

Kua whawhai te iwi Tākei ki ngā tāngata o Pukāria, ā he nui ngā tāngata me ngā wāhine, me ngā tamariki i patua noatia e te Tākei (TW 9/12/1876:455). / The Turkish people are fighting the people of Bulgaria and many men, women and children have been killed by the Turks.

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