taumārō, (-a, -‘ia).
1. Argue, debate.
Kua taumārō rāua ē kua karo.
They had an argument and it ended up in a row;
Kua taumārō rātou nō runga i te kai.
They argued about the food;
I taumārō‘ia ana te reira manako i roto i te ‘uipā‘anga.
That proposal has been debated by the meeting;
‘E ngā tāngata taumārō tika ai kōrua.
You two are always arguing;
Kua riro taua tuatuā ra ‘ei taumārō‘anga nā rātou.
That proposal became a bone of contention between them.
2. n. Argument, dispute.
Nō tā rāua taumārō, nō reira i karoa ai.
Because they had an argument, they were rebuked.