Banks, who understands their Language as well, or better than, any one on board. A Chief : Eareete : Eare. A Man : Taata : Taata. A Woman : Ivahina : Ivahine. The Head : Eupo : Eupo. The Hair : Macauve : . The Ear : Terringa : Terrea. The Forehead : Erai : Erai. The Eyes : Matu : Matu. The Cheek : Paparinga : Paparea. The Nose : Ahewh : Ahew. The Mouth : Hangoutou : Outou.
Oe and tana are never used now in place of the plural outou and tatou; but in old folk-lore it is the classical style of addressing the gods in the collective sense. Tahutahu means sorcery, and also to kindle a fire.
Of all the courts of these eares, that of Tootahah was the most splendid, as indeed might reasonably be expected, because he administered the government for Outou, his nephew, who was earee rahie of Obereonoo, and lived upon his estate.