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(-a, -ia), fq. itoe. Strip (leaves). Naku e ina i te ariki, naau e itoetoe. Ill heat the banana leaves, you strip them off (slice off the back of the spines); Kua kapiki mai a Poro iaku i to matou itoetoeanga i te kikau ei maani purumu. Poro called for me when we were strip-ping (the side leaves of) the coconut fronds to use (their spines) to make brooms; Atoetoea mai te rauara kia vave. Hurry up and strip the pandanus leaves. [itoe Rr.]

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