pakiko

pakiko, v.i.

1. Grazed, scraped, scratched, having the skin or surface layer taken off; a scratch, abrasion.

Kua pakiko tōku ngā po‘o rima i tōku ‘inga‘anga i runga i te mataara.
I skinned both my elbows when I fell down on the road;

Kua pakiko te ‘oro‘enua nō te ma‘ata i te kara.
The horse’s skin was rubbed (round the neck) because the collar was too big;

‘E a‘a tērā pakiko i runga i tō‘ou vaevae?
What is that graze on your leg?

2. Bald.

Kua ‘akamā ‘aia nō tei pakiko tōna katu.
He is embarrassed because his head is bald;

Katu pakiko e koe!
Baldy!

3. Completed, finished off (of a task).

Kāre ‘ua i pakiko ake tēia ngā‘i i te vāere, kua ‘aere atu kōtou ‘e ngā‘i kē.
You haven’t finished weeding this place yet, but you have gone on to somewhere else;

Kua pakiko ia mātou tērā ‘anga‘anga i te rave.
We’ve finished doing that job.
(see ‘akapakiko, tāpakiko, (‘aka-, tā-)pākikokiko.)
[Ta. *pa-kiko.]

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