kika

kika,

1. v.t. (-‘ia, kī kaia), v.i. Drag, draw (over the ground or surface of something), strike (a match), skid.

Nā te tamariki i kika i te vaka ki roto i te tai.
The children dragged the canoe into the sea;

Kua kika ‘ua te vaka ki uta.
The canoe just grated ashore;

ngā ‘oro‘enua kika ‘ārote,
team of plough horses;

Kua kī kaia ‘aia ki roto i te ‘are.
He was dragged into the house;

E kika koe i te māti.
Will you strike the match;

Kua kika ‘aia i te rākau ki runga i te tuatua ‘akakite ma te tatau.
He ran the stick along (the print of) the notice as he read it;

Kua kika ‘aia i tāna pēni, nō te mea, kua tano te nūmero.
He put a tick, because the sum was correct;

Kua kika te uira o te pātikara i tōku tāpū‘anga.
The bicycle wheel skidded as I pulled up.

2. n. Traces.

Kua kave mai ‘a Mana i te kika o te ‘ārote.
Mana has brought the traces for the plough. (See kikakika.)

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