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tākai

1. (verb) (-a,-ngia) to wrap up, wrap round, wind round.

Ka tākaingia ngā koha mā ngā tamariki ki te pepa muramura (HJ 2012:285). / The gifts for the children were wrapped up with bright paper.

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2. (noun) covering, bandage, wrapper, packaging.

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Synonyms: mara kaka mā, karukaru, takai, tākaikai


3. (noun) small ostrich foot, Struthiolaria vermis - a spindle-shaped univalve that lives just beneath the surface of tidal flats and off sandy beaches along open coasts to depths of 90 m. The shell is yellow-brown.

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