pa‘eke

pa‘eke, v.i. Slip, slide, slope suddenly or steeply downwards.

I tōna pa‘eke‘anga ki raro i te ō kua mou tōna piripou ki runga i te aka rākau ē kua nga‘ae.
As he was sliding down into the valley he caught his pants on a root and tore them;

Tē pa‘eke ‘uā ra te vai i tēnā tua i te ō.
The water is rushing down that side of the valley;

Ka ‘oki tāua, ‘e ngā‘i pa‘eke ‘ua tēia.
Let’s go back, this place is too steep;

Kua pa‘eke taku puke vaevae ē kua ‘inga au ki raro.
My feet went from under me and I fell down.
[Pn. *pa-seke.]

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