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pōtiki Play

1. (noun) youngest child.

I te wā i kōhuru ai a Rangiaho i a ia anō i tana uma e takai ana tāna pōtiki a Pāpaka (M 2004:270). / At the time Rangiaho committed suicide her youngest child, Pāpaka, was wrapped to her breast.

See also pekepoho

2. (noun) pet.

Ko aua pōtiki, he tohorā rata (HP 1991:11). / Those pets were tame whales.

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