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(-a, -ia, (Bib.) -kia). To f a place or gap with a substitute, replace(ment), substitute. I te manukuanga toku rima, kua mono ratou i toku ngai kia Paa. When I put my arm out they put Paa in my position; Kua mono aere matou i te au uri anani i mate. We went around replacing the dead orange saplings; Kua mono aia i toku ngai i te angaanga. He took over from me at work; Kua monoia toku ngai i te teniti kia Mata. Mata took my place at tennis; Ko te aronga mono ngai teia i to tatou pupu tueporo. These are the reserves (or substitutes) in our rugby side; Atia iora te tara maata ra; E i monokia mai i nga tara tu ke e a ra. And the big horn was broken off, and replaced with four different ones (Dan. 8.8); Kare e kitea ake e ko ai te mono iaia. It isn’t known yet who is going to take his place. (See komono, momono, monomono.) [Pn. *mono.]

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