tā‘eke1

tā‘eke1, (a, -‘ia).

1. Cause to descend or flow down.

Ka tā‘ekea kōtou ki raro mei runga i tēnā pū vī mē kite ‘a Teina.
Teina will make you get down off that mango tree if he sees you;

Kua tā‘eke ‘aia i te vai ki roto i tāna repo taro.
He led the water down into his taro swamp.

2. Cause diarrhoea.

‘E rākau tā‘eke manu te ‘initiko. The ‘initiko
plant causes diarrhoea among animals.

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