pā‘ere

pā‘ere, (-a, -‘ia). Cut or strip off (flesh, skin or layer of sthg), scratch, lacerate.

Nāna i pā‘ere i te ‘a‘ai ē kua ‘ōake i te vā‘anga ma‘ata nā Poko.
He cut the flesh off the tuna and gave Poko a large piece;

Kua motu tōna rima i te mātipi i tōna pā‘ere‘anga i te matū o te puaka.
He cut his finger with the knife as he was stripping the fat off the pig;

Kua pā‘ere‘ia te kōpū o te ‘oro‘enua e te niuniu i tōna rere‘anga nā runga ake.
The horse’s belly was lacerated by the barbed wire when it jumped over it.
[pā-7, -‘ere2.]

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