nakiro

nakiro, v.i. Realise, become aware, sense the real meaning or implications, understand (e.g. a hint).

Kua nakiro rāi au i tāna i tuatua mai.
I could see what he was getting at all right;

Kua nakiro au i te au mea tāna i tātā mai.
I could see the drift of the things he had written. (See ‘aka-nakiro, (‘aka)nākirokiro.)

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