‘eke2, n. General name for octopus (Octopus spp.).
Taia te ‘eke kia mate,
beat the octopus to death;
Tēia tēta‘i kākave ‘eke ‘ei māunu nā‘au,
here are some octopus tentacles for your bait. ‘Eke kāvei, ‘eke veri, a small long-tentacled, land-visiting variety. ‘Eke paepae, an octopus which blocks its hole with stones (Mangaian dialect). ‘Eke rere, squid. ‘Eke tapairu, a very large black variety (Mangaian dialect). ‘Eke tau‘ani, an octopus which lives in pairs (said to embrace each other) (Mangaian dialect).
(see mū‘eke; cf. ‘eke‘eke2).
‘ē‘ī, interj. No! (Mangaian dialect = Rar. kāre!.)
‘ākere, v.i. Go short, to go without (Mang. dial., cf. Rar. ngere).
Nō tei tāvarevare ‘aia, nō reira i ‘ākere ei.
He was late so he had to go without;
‘Aere mai, kua ‘ākere koe.
Come on, there is nothing left for you.
‘Āonga, n. Saturday (Mang. dial. = Rar. Ma‘anākai).
‘aua‘a, (Mang. dial.) = Rar. ‘auraka, don’t.
‘au‘au. Ugly, dirty, nasty (Mang. and ‘Ātiu dial. = Rar. vi‘ivi‘i).
ānana‘i, ā nana‘i, prep.+ loc.n. Tomorrow (Mang. dial. = Rar. āpōpō).
[ā1, na-1, -na‘i.]
‘amo, v.t. Lie (Mang. dial., cf. Rar. pikika‘a).
‘ārē, neg. No, not (Mang. dial., cf. Rar. kāre).ā
‘ā‘āki, (-a, -‘ia, -na, ‘ākia).
1. Disclose (information), confess (sin, crime).
‘Auraka rava koe kia ‘ā‘āki i tēia tuatua ki tēta‘i tangata.
On no account are you to reveal this news to anyone;
Kua ‘ā‘āki‘ia tā rātou au tuatua kātoatoa ki te ‘akavā.
Everything they had said was disclosed to the police;
Kua ‘ā‘āki ‘aia i tāna ‘ara ki te Atua.
He confessed his sins to God;
Kua ‘akakore te pū i tāna ‘ara i tōna ‘ā‘āki-‘anga.
The employer overlooked his offence when he owned up.
2. Tell sbdy something. (Mang. dial., cf. Rar. ‘akakite).
‘āore, neg. No, not (Mang. dial., cf. Rar. kāre.)
ru‘i kai‘ara, n. A fish (Mang. dial.).
rouru, n. Hair (Mang., Ait., ‘Ātiu, Ma‘uke, Miti‘āro dial. = Rar. rauru).
ropa, v.t. Make, repair (Mang. dial. = Rar. ma‘ani).
roki, n. Bed, (Mang. and Ait. dial. = Rar. ro‘i).
rākiki, v.i. Skinny (Mang. dial. = Rar. ‘īkoke).
pu‘ātoro, n. Pig (Mang. and Ait. dial. = Rar. puakatoro).
pu‘āni‘o, n. Goat (Mang. dial. = Rar. puakani‘o).
pōpoto, n. Cone shells (various Conus spp.), (Mang. dial., cf. poto).
pio, n. The earliest life-stage of surgeon fishes (Mang. dial., cf. api).