moto1

moto1, (-a, -‘ia, –kia). Punch, box, boxing match.

Kā moto au iā koe mē tomo mai koe ki roto i tōku ‘are.
I will punch you if you enter my house;

Kā kite koe i te moto?
Can you box?;

Kua motoa ‘a Vini i tōna ‘aere‘anga ki te ‘ura i napō.
Vini got punched on the way to the dance last night;

E akaue oki koe kia motokia au.
And you have ordered that I should be struck (Acts 23.3);

Kua ‘akati‘eti‘e ‘aia iāia i tōna ‘autū‘anga i te moto.
He boasted when he won the bout. Tiāmupēni moto, champion boxer. Marū moto, boxing gloves.
(See momoto, mōmomoto; Motomoto; ‘aka-moto(moto), tāmoto(moto).)

motomoto

motomoto, (-a, -‘ia, -kia), fq. moto1. Punch.

Kua ‘ati tōku ni‘o i tō māua motomoto‘anga ko Tau.
I broke my tooth boxing with Tau;

‘E a‘a tāna ‘ara i motomoto ei koe iāia?
What has he done wrong for you to keep hitting him like that?
[moto1 RR.]

titiri

titiri, (-a, -‘ia, tī ria). Throw, fling, pitch, punch, shed, cast, throw away, throw up (a job etc.);

E titiri iāia ki raro.
Throw him down;

Tī ria tēta‘i ‘ope o te taura ki runga i tērā poti kia tāvere‘ia.
Throw one end of the rope to the boat so it can be towed;

Tī ria tēnā ‘ānani pē.
Throw that rotten orange away;

Tērā te ngā‘i titiri‘anga tī tā.
That is the rubbish dump;

Kua titiri au i te pōro ki raro i tōna vaevae.
I pitched the ball right at his feet;

Kua titiri ‘aia i te moto mua ki runga i te kōpū, ‘ē te rua ki raro i te tangā.
He landed the first punch in the stomach and the second under the jaw;

Kua titiri‘ia ‘aia ki roto i te ‘are tāpeka‘anga.
He was cast into gaol;

Kua titiri ‘aia i tāna ‘anga‘anga nō te iti o te moni.
He threw up his job because the pay was so bad;

Kua titiri pū ‘ua ‘aia i te ‘oko i taua au meā ra.
He threw everything in for the one price. Titiri ‘etuke, to collect sea-eggs. The gatherer dashes out between waves throwing them back for others to collect.

Kua ‘aere mātou ki runga i te akau i te titiri ‘etuke i te marō‘anga te tai.
We went out on the reef at low tide getting sea-eggs.