maka2

maka2,

1. (makā‘ia).

(a) Throw, hurl, sling (Ait. dial.) cf. Rar. pē‘i;

(b) Sling (using a maka, see 2 below).

Kua maka ‘aia ia Koria ki runga i te rae.
He slung the stone on to Goliath’s forehead;

Kua kave ‘aia i tōna ririnui i tōna maka‘anga.
He put all his strength into the cast;

‘E toka maka tēia.
This is a sling-stone.

2. n. A sling.

Kua ‘aere ‘a Tāvita ma tāna maka ki raro i te kauvai ē kua ko‘iko‘i mai i te toka.
David went down to the river with his sling and picked up some stones.
[Pn. *maka.]