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pāta Play

1. (loan) (noun) pot, basin, container, kettle.

Nā ka werohia e ia ki te peihana, ki te pāta rānei, ki te hōpane rānei, ki te kōhua rānei; ko ngā mea katoa i riro ake i te marau, i tangohia e te tohunga ki taua mea (PT 1Hamuera 2:14). / And he struck it into the pan, or kettle, or caldron, or pot; all that the fleshhook brought up the priest took for himself.


Synonyms: kāraraha, kāraha, peihana, riu


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