mārie

mārie, v.i. 1. Slow.

‘Aka‘oro mārie.
Drive slowly;

‘E tangata mārie koe i te ‘anga-‘anga.
You are a slow worker;

Kāre koe e tae vave ki te kāinga mē ‘aere mārie koe.
You won’t get home early if you walk slowly;

‘E mārie roa tā‘au ora.
Your clock is very slow;

Tē mārie nei te taka i tēia matīni.
This engine is ticking over slowly.

2. Slow and easy, careful.

E kimi mārie koe i tō‘ou manako.
Think it over carefully;

E tuku mārie koe i te pēpe ki runga i tōna ro‘i. Put
the baby carefully and gently into his cot;

‘Ā‘āere mārie, e aku pōtiki.
Take things gently, my little ones.

3. Calm, patient, tranquil.

E tiaki mārie koe kia tae mai au ka ‘akatū ei tāua i te ‘are.
Wait patiently till I come, then we will build the house.

4. Rangi mārie, clear-skied; sober.
(See ‘akamārie, tāmārie.)
[Pn. *maalie.]