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kaute

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.

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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.

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

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

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Synonyms: kōrero, whakamārama, pūtea moni, pire


4. (loan) (noun) gout.

See also koute

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