‘ārāvei

ārāvei, v.t., v.i., recip. Meet, encounter.

Kia matakite i te ‘aere ki te tua kauī mē ‘ārāvei koe ki te mōtokā. Be careful to keep to the left if you meet a car; Kāre rātou i raveraveāi te tamaki i tō rātou ‘ārāvei‘anga ki te ‘enemi. They weren’t loath to fight when they came upon the enemy; Nō te ‘ārāvei mai māua iāia i roto i te ‘are maki. We’ve been to see him in hospital; ‘E tangata ‘ārāvei putuputu ‘aia ki te manuia. He often strikes lucky; ‘E mānganui te manamanatātei ‘ārāvei kia mātou.
We met with a lot of difficulties;

Kāre koe e ‘ārāvei i te kai mei tēia te tū i reira. You won’t come across food like this there; Te ngā‘i i ‘ārāvei ei te moana ē te rangi. The place where sea and sky meet.

tūkati

tūkati, (-a, -‘ia).

1. Come together, join, meet.

Kia tūkati meitaki ngā ‘ope o te rākau ka pātiti ei.
See that the ends of the timber are properly joined before you nail them down;

Kua tiāti tēta‘i tua ē tēta‘i, ē i te tūkati‘anga, kua tā pātia pēniti ‘ua rātou.
Both sides charged, and when they met they fought with bayonets alone;

Tūkatia ngā ‘ope o te niuniu kia tae te tuatua.
Join the (severed) ends of the wire so that the message can get through.

2. v.t. Join.

Kua tūkati ‘aia i te ‘ope.
He has joined the ends.

‘uipā

‘uipā, (-‘ia).

1. Meet, assemble, hold a meeting.

I ‘uipā ana mātou i teia rā, kāre rā i oti.
We had a meeting today but we didn’t finish it;

Kāre e rauka te ‘uipā, ‘e maki te ‘aka‘aere.
We can’t meet today, the president is ill;

Kua ‘uipā mai te tangata ki tō mātou ‘ōire i te ‘ākarakara tu‘epōro.
People flocked to our village to watch the rugby;

‘E aronga ‘uipā putuputu tika ai kōtou.
You always seem to be having meetings.

2. Put or bring together, assemble, call to a meeting.

Kua ‘uipā te ‘ākarakara i te ‘ua rākau ki te ngā‘i ‘okota‘i kia ‘ākara‘ia.
The inspector had all the fruits brought to one place for inspection;

Kua ‘uipā‘ia te tangata.
The people were called to a meeting.