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taihoa Play

1. (interjection) by and by, wait, don't ... yet.

Taihoa e kai kia karakiatia te hākari e te minita! / Don't eat until the minister has blessed the banquet!
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 111;)

See also taihoa ake, taihoa [koe] ka kite

2. (interjection) later, later on.

Taihoa, ka tangohia te whenua mō ngā kaupapa tūmatanui pērā i te mahinga parakaingaki me te taunga waka rererangi o Tāmaki-makau-rau (Te Ara 2013). / Later, land was taken for public works such as a sewage plant and Auckland airport.

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