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Ōkā

1. (location) Point Erin (Auckland).

(Te Kōhure Textbook (Ed. 2): 107;)

oka

1. (verb) (-ina) to stab, pierce, stick, cut.

I taua wā ka maunu i a Tamehana tōna oka ka okaina tōna taina, a Te Hamana (TP 6/1912:11). / At that moment Tamehana took out his knife and stabbed his younger brother, Te Hāmana.

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2. (verb) (-ina) to prick, vaccinate.

Kia tere te tangata te haere ki te tākuta kia okaina ia kei hopukia ia e tēnei mate kino (TWMNT 17/7/1872:92). / A person should go urgently to the doctor to be vaccinated lest she/he contacts this terrible disease.

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3. (noun) butcher's knife, dagger.

Nā te oka rā anō kātahi anō ka mate (HP 1991:20). / It was finally killed with the butcher's knife.

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