eke

eke, v.i. Be in rut, ready to serve the female (of male animals).

Kāre i eke ake tēia toa ‘oro‘enua nō te mea tē ‘ōu nei rāi,
this colt isn’t rutting yet, he’s still too young;

Tērā te toa puaka eke, e ‘apai i tā‘au u‘a puaka ki reira,
there’s the boar that’s in rut, take your sow there.
[Pn. *heke.]