marae

marae,

1. v.i. Bare (of vegetation), cleared, denuded.

Kua marae ‘ua ā runga i te maunga i te kā‘anga i te a‘i.
It was all bare on the mountain after the fire;

‘E ngā‘i marae ‘ua tēia.
This place is quite clear;

I te marae‘anga o te ‘enua i te vai, kua tanu ‘aka‘ou te tangata ki te kai.
When the land was denuded by the floods, people replanted it with food crops.

2. n. A square or roughly rectangular area, bordered with stones, containing a platform or terraces, used for ceremonial and (formerly) religious purposes.

Kua ‘akauruuru te ‘ui tupuna i tō rātou ariki ki runga i te marae ma te tautopa kiā Rongo kia ‘akamanuia mai iāia.
Former generations ceremonially raised aloft their king on the marae and called upon Rongo to bless him;

Ko te ngā‘i tēia i a‘u ei ‘a Tangi‘ia i tōna marae.
This is the place where Tangi‘ia built his marae.
[Pn. *mala‘e.]

peke1

peke1, v.i.

1. Removed, taken away, driven off, carried or lifted up or away, obtained, got (of sthg purchased or won).

Kua peke te vaka i te ngaru.
The canoe has been carried away by the waves;

Kua peke te parūnu i te matangi.
The balloon was taken away by the wind;

Kua peke iā ‘ai te pātikara?
Who has taken the bicycle?

Kua peke te pi‘a ki runga i te torōka.
The crates have been taken away on the truck;

Kua tu‘e ‘aia i te kapu nū ki runga i te mataara kia peke i te pae.
He kicked the bits of coconut shell away to the side of the road;

E paripari koe i te pakā nū ‘ei ‘akakā i te a‘i kia peke te namu.
Chop some bark off the coconut tree and put it on the fire to drive the mosquitoes away;

Kua peke tō‘ou no‘o‘anga iāia.
He has taken your seat;

Tārau‘ia ki te rākau kia peke mai.
Hook it in with a stick;

Kua ‘akakakekake rāua i te moni o te mōtokā,ē te ‘openga,kua peke iāia.
They bid against each other for the car and he got it in the end;

Kua rekareka rātou nō tei peke ia rātou te kapu o te pāpōro.
They were delighted that they had won the cricket cup.

2. Disappeared, gone away (of physical or emotional states).

Kua peke te mamae i tōku mīmiti.
My headache has gone;

Kua peke te kona o tērā tangata.
That fellow has sobered up now;

Kua peke tōna riri.
His anger subsided.

3. Cleared, met, paid (of a debt or price), served (of a gaol sentence).

Kua peke tāku kaio‘u.
I’ve paid what I owe;

Kā peke iā koe i te tūtaki i tāna moni?
Can you refund his money?;

Kā peke iā koe tēia mōtokā i te ‘oko?
Can you meet the price of this car?;

Kua peke tāna utunga.
He has served his sentence (or paid his fine).

4. Defeated, beaten.

Kua peke rātou ia mātou i tō mātou pūtōtō taura‘anga.
They lost to us in the tug-of-war.
(see pekepeke1, ‘akapeke(peke), ‘īpeke(peke), tūpeke(peke), ‘ūpeke-(peke).)
[Pn. *peke2.]