1. his, her - when talking of more than one thing. A variation in the Tainui dialect of ana. A possessive determiner that is the plural of tana and must be followed by a noun, unlike āna and ōna. This is the neutral or informal form.
E kowhetetia ana tētehi akomanga e te māhita mō te kore i whakarongo ki ngana tohutohu (HKKT 2011:19). / A class is being admonished by the teacher for not listening to his instructions.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 52-56, 108-110;)
See also ana