pa‘e

pa‘e, (-a), v.i. Swerve, turn, change, direction.

E pa‘e koe i te vaka i konei, ‘e ma‘ata te kaoa i mua i kō.
Turn the canoe here, there are a lot of rocks ahead;

Kua pa‘e ‘aia i te torōka ki te pae i te mataara i te puta‘anga te kiri.
He pulled the truck over to the side of the road when the tyre punctured;

Kua topa te tamaiti ki roto i te tai i te pa‘e‘anga te ‘oro‘enua.
The boy fell into the sea when the horse swerved;

Kua pa‘e ‘aia ki roto i te ‘are toa.
He turned into the shop.
(see pa‘epa‘e, ‘akapa‘e-(pa‘e), tāpa‘e(pa‘e).)

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