- Lip(s). Kua tou kerekere tona ngutu no te pakari i te anu. His lips were blue it was so cold; E tangata ngutu petetue tera. That man has got thick lips; te ngutu i runga (Lev. 13.45), the upper lip.
- Snout. Kua ketu te puaka i te repo ki tona ngutu. The pig rooted in the dirt with its snout; E puaka ngutu roa teia. This pig has a long snout.
- Beak. Kua paopao te manu i te one ki tona ngutu. The bird pecked the ground with its beak.
- Spout; lip (of jug). Kua repo te ngutu o taau tikata. The spout of your kettle is dirty; Kua ngaa te ngutu o te tia. The lip of the jug is broken.
- (Narrowed) entrance, esp. that of the channel through the reef into the lagoon (ngutu ava). Kua takauri to matou vaka ki te ngutu o te ava. Our canoe capsized at the entrance to the reef channel. (See tangutu,2, (ta)ngutu-are.) [Pn. *„utu.]
Related to ngutu