conj. But (as for). Used to con-trast nominals, not clauses. E noo ua te angaanga i nanai, kareka i teia ra, e maata te angaanga. There wasn’t any work yesterday, but today there’s a lot; Kua uki matou i te taua, kareka ratou no te peni are. We’ve scrubbed the floors, but they’ve been house-painting.