pīpī1

pīpī1, (-a), fq. 1. Sprinkle, spray, splash. Kua pīpī ‘aia i tāna tōmāti ki te vairākau. He sprayed his tomatoes with insecticide;

Kua pīpī ‘aia iāia ki te paura ē te ‘akari pīpī.
She sprinkled some powder and scent on;

E pīpī koe i te ta‘ua ki te vai ka purūmu ei kia kore e pue‘u te repo.
Sprinkle some water on the floor to keep the dust down before you sweep up. Kiri pīpī vai, hose.
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1. (-a). Splash, spray, sprinkle.

‘Ei a‘a e pī mai iāku ki tēnā vai repo.
Don’t splash me with that dirty water;

Tāmou‘ia te kiri ki runga i te paipa, kā pī tāua i te tiare.
Fix the hose onto the tap, we‘ll water the flowers;

Kua oraora te ‘uri tōmāti i te pīa‘anga ki te vai.
The tomato plants revived when they were sprayed with water;

Kua pīa te kāka‘u ki te vai i mua ake ka ‘āuri‘ia ai.
The clothes were sprinkled with water before being ironed;

Tē pī ‘ua ake nei au i tōku mata.
I‘m just giving my face a quick wash. Te pī o te kupenga, the christening of the net: a ceremony held before the first cast with a new fishing-net.

Kua kave rātou i te pī o te kupenga.
They have christened the net. 2. Full, high, flood in (of the tide).

Tē pī mai nei te tai.
The tide is coming in
(cf. tē marō atū ra te tai.
The tide is going out.);

Kā ‘oki tāua ki te kāinga, kua pī te tai.
Let’s go home, the tide is in now;

Kāre e meitaki te tautai i te tai pī.
The fishing is no good at high tide.
(see pīpī1, ‘akapī.)
[Pn. *pihi.]

patī

patī, v.i. Splash, spray, splatter.

Kia matakite, ko te patī mai te vai vera ki runga iā koe.
Be careful the hot water doesn’t splash on you;

Kua patī te tai ki roto i te reva i te popoki‘anga te ngaru ki runga i te mato.
Spray was flung into the air as the wave broke against the rocks.
(see ‘akapatī, tāpatī; (‘aka-, tā-)pātītī.)
[Ep. *patii.]

pātītī

pātītī, v.i., fq. patī. Splash, spray.

Kua pakapaka tōna rima i te pātītī‘anga te ‘inu ki runga.
His hand was scalded when the fat splashed over it;

Kua pātītī te tai ki runga i tōna mata.
Spray splashed against his face.
[pātī Rr.]

pā‘ī

pā‘ī,

1. (-a), v.i. Bath, bathe.

Kua pā‘ī ‘aia i te ‘oro‘enua ki te tai i te ‘akaoti‘anga te ‘anga‘anga.
He bathed the horse in the sea after work;

Kua pā‘ī koe?
Have you had a bath?;

Ko te vai pā‘ī tēia o ngā tamā‘ine ā Tuki.
This is Tuki’s daughter’s bathing pool. Pā‘ī tai, bathe in the sea, go for a swim.

‘Auraka e ‘aere e pā‘ī tai, ka maremo‘ia koe.
Don’t go swimming in the sea, you‘ll get drowned. Pā‘ī vai, bathe in freshwater stream, pool etc. Pā pā‘ī, bathtub.

E ‘akakī koe i te pā pā‘ī ki te vai vera.
Fill the bath with warm water.

2. Splatter, splash.

Kua pā‘ī te vari ki runga iāia,
the mud splattered over him.

3. n. Waterfall, cascade.

Kia tae ‘a Tānetinoiti ki te ‘itu o te pā‘ī, kua ‘akangāro‘i ‘aia.
When Tānetinoiti reached the seventh waterfall, he took a rest.

4. Cliff.

Mē tae kōrua ki te pā‘ī mua, tēnā te ara e kake ei ki runga tei te tua katau.
When you get to the first cliff, you‘ll find the path up on the right-hand side.
[pā-7, ‘ī1.]

tī to‘u

tī to‘u, (-‘ia, -a, -na).

1. Dip something lightly into.

E tī tō‘u i tā‘au kai ki te tai ‘akari mē kai.
Dip your food into the coconut sauce when you eat it;

Kua tī to‘u ‘aia i tōna rima ki roto i te vai ē kua to‘uto‘u ‘aere ki runga iāia i tōna tomo‘anga ki roto i te ‘are pure.
He dipped his finger into the water and crossed himself when he entered the church;

Tī to‘ua tā‘au kai.
Dip your food into the sauce.

2. Splash, make spots on.

‘Ea‘a koe i tī to‘u ei i tōna pona ki te ‘inika?
Why did you get spots of ink on his shirt?

3. Sauce into which food is dipped.

‘Ea‘a te tī to‘u i tā tāua ika?
What sauce are we having with our fish?

tī to‘uto‘u

tī to‘uto‘u, (-a, -‘ia, -na), fq. tī to‘u.

1. Dip.

Kā pou te ‘inika mē tī to‘uto‘u putuputu koe i te tiōka ki roto.
You‘ll absorb all the ink if you keep dipping the chalk into it.

2. Splash, make spots on.

Kua tī to‘uto‘u ‘aia i taku puka ki te vai.
He splashed water over my book.

3. n. Spots, speckles; spotted, etc.

‘Ea‘a tērā tī to‘uto‘u i runga i tō pona?
What are those spots on your shirt?;

‘E pona tī to‘uto‘u teatea tōna.
She has a dress with white spots on it;

Mē ‘e ‘ua tī to‘uto‘u kerekere, nā te kākāia.
If the egg is speckled with black, it is a

kākāia’s.

‘ui3, ‘u‘ui

‘ui3, ‘u‘ui, (-a, -‘ia). Splash, dash water.

Kāre ē nāku i ‘ui iāia ki te vai.
It wasn’t me that splashed water over him;

‘Auraka e rapurapu i te ‘u‘ui iāia ki te one-tea, e tiaki kia tomo mai ki va‘o.
Don’t be in a hurry to throw sand over him, wait until he gets outside;

Kua ‘u‘ui‘ia ki te vai nō te moe roa.
He had water splashed over him for sleeping so long.