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kaute Play

1. (loan) (verb) (-a,-hia,-tia) to count, add up.

Anā, e kui, kautetia! Ko ngā moni ēnā e pau i a au ki te waipiro i roto i tēnei tau (TP 3/1911:11). / There it is, grandma, count it! That's the money I would have used on alcohol this year.


2. (loan) (verb) (-tia,-a,-hia) to account for.

E hoa mā, e tata ana ngā rā e kautetia ai ngā mahi o te tima hou nei, o te 'Aotea', kei reira e mōhiotia ai pēhea te haere i ngā moni kei te pei (TJ 19/7/1900:9). / Friends, the days are close when the affairs of this new steamer, the 'Aotea', will be accounted for, then it will be known how the payments are going.


3. (loan) (noun) account, tally, total, amount, count.

Ko tō rātou kaute tēnei e rua tekau (TJ 27/4/1899:12). / They numbered twenty.


Synonyms: kōrero, whakamārama, pūtea moni, pire


4. (loan) (noun) gout.

See also koute


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