ueue

ueue, (-a, -‘ia), fq. ue.. Shake, shift, disturb, move to and fro.

Kua ueue ‘aia i te pou ē kua kiriti.
He shook the post to and fro and got it up;

Kua ma‘aki te ‘īnere i tōna ueue‘anga i te pā.
The hinges came away when he shook the door;

Kua ueuea te au rākau e te matangi.
The trees were tossed about by the wind;

Kua ueue ‘aere ‘aia i tōna kōpapa ma te ‘aere nā roto i te urupū tangata.
Turning his body from side to side he shouldered his way through the crowd. Ueue paku‘ivi,

1. Rub shoulders, mingle together, all participate in some entertainment, etc.

‘Aere mai, e ngā tapere ki runga i te ta‘ua, ko Pēpē‘utu, kia ueue paku‘ivi tātou.
Come you districts, welcome to the meeting-place of Pēpē‘utu, let us all take part together in the entertainment.

2. Vie in some contest.

Kua kitea te māro‘iro‘i o ngā toa i te ueue paku‘ivi-‘anga.
The strength of the two champions was seen in the contests between them. Rā ueue paku‘ivi, a great festival day.
[ue RR.]