pāti

pāti, (-a, -‘ia), v.i.

1. Pass sthg to sbdy.

E pāti mai koe i te pōro kiāku.
Pass the ball to me;

Pātia mai te pēni, ‘inē.
Pass the pen, would you;

Kua pāti‘ia te pēpa ki te au tangata kia tāina i tō rātou ingoa.
The paper was passed round for people to sign their names.

2. Pass(ed) (of a place, or an examination).

Mē pāti iā koe te ‘are toa, ko te ‘are mua i te tua katau, ko tōku ‘are tē reira.
When you have passed the shop, the first house on the right, that is mine;

Kua pāti ‘aia iāku i ‘uri mai ei ‘aia i te ‘ākara.
He had passed me when he turned around to look;

Mē ka pāti au i tāku tārērē i tēia mata‘iti.
I don’t know if I‘ll pass my exams this year;

Kua pāti iāku te tārērē.
I’ve passed the exams.

3. Past (in telling the time).

‘E ta‘i nga‘uru i pāti i te ora toru,
ten minutes past three.
[Eng. pass.]

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