1. Wear hat or other head covering.
Kua pare te ariki i te korōna ki runga i tōna ūpoko.
The king put the crown on his head;
Pare tō‘ou pare.
Put your hat on;
Kua pare ‘aia i tōna ‘ei.
She put on her chaplet of flowers.
2. n. Hat, circlet, headdress.
Te raranga pare rau‘ara nei au.
I‘m plaiting a pandanus-leaf hat;
Tērā mai te tākai pare nō‘ou.
There’s the hatband for you to keep. Pare ariki, crown, coronet. Pare ka‘a, hat made from prepared coconut husk fibre. Pare kāpu, peaked cap. Pare kōta‘a, head-dress made from the prepared skin of the frigatebird. Pare kumete, sun-helmet. Pare maire, chaplet made from the scented
fern. Pare rito, hat plaited from the young heart leaves of the coconut palm, panama hat. Pare ‘uru manu, fur hat. Pare (kīni), bail.
Kua pururū te pare i te pakia‘anga te pōro ki te kīni.
The bails fell off when the ball hit the wicket. Pare (naero) rōve, burr on a rivet.
3. Family representative, a member of the family chosen to look after their mutual interest, harmony and well-being.
Kua ‘iki mātou iāia ‘ei pare i rungā‘o ia mātou.
We chose him as our family representative.
(see parepare1, ‘akapare-(pare)1, ‘akataupare, tāpare(pare).)