māti1

māti1, v.i. March.

Tē māti nei mātou ki runga i te uāpu nō te ‘āriki‘anga i te Kāvana.
We are marching on to the wharf to welcome the Governor;

‘E pupu tamariki meitaki tērā i te māti.
That group of children can march well.
(See ‘akamāti, tāmāti.)
[Eng. march.]

Māti3

Māti3, prop.n. March.

Ko Māti te toru o te marama i roto i te mata‘iti.
March is the third month of the year;

Kua no‘o ‘ua te tangata ma te mātakutaku i te ‘uri‘ia i te vaitata‘anga ki te marama ia Māti.
People lived in fear of a hurricane as the month of March approached.
[Eng. March.]