1. The grounds around the house of an ariki, mata‘iapo, or other notable, usually marked out by stones or by a raised platform of pebbles adjacent to the house.
Ko te paepae tēia o Tangi‘ia i tōna no‘o‘anga ki konei.
This was Tangi‘ia’s
when he lived here;
Kua kake te ariki ki runga i tōna paepae.
The king ascended his
2. (obsol.). Stone foundation of a house.