maire2

maire2, n. Mile.

Kia topa ia rātou te rima maire ki muri, kua ‘akangāro‘i poto rātou.
When they had covered five miles, they took a short rest;

te ono nga‘uru maire i te ora,
sixty miles per hour;

vāito maire,
speedometer;

maire o te moana,
nautical mile.

Ko te tapa ta‘atai, ‘e maire maire te roa.
The beach, it goes on for miles and miles;

Ko tō mātou tangata ‘oro maire tērā.
That fellow over there is our miler.
[Eng. mile.]