tiputaputa tiraha

tira,  s. the mast of any sailing vessel.
— s. a fishing canoe fitted with a mast.
— s. a pole or stick put up in marae. [Dav : 8751] (note)
tira,  s. māt; poteau. - Rahi, i ropu, grand māt. - i mua, māt de misaine. - i muri, māt d'artimon. [Jau :4484] (note)