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.]

pēpē‘i

pēpē‘i, (-a, -‘ia), fq. pē‘i. Throw, pelt.

Kua pēpē‘i ‘aia i te manu kavamani ki te toka.
He pelted the mynah birds with stones;

E ‘akaoki mai i te pōro mē oti kōtou i te pēpē‘i.
Bring the ball back when you have finished throwing it about;

Kua pēpē‘ia te puru ‘akari ki raro i te kauvai.
The coconut husks were tossed into the river. Pēpē‘i tamanu, to juggle with

tamanu
seeds.
[pē‘i RR.]

titiri

titiri, (-a, -‘ia, tī ria). Throw, fling, pitch, punch, shed, cast, throw away, throw up (a job etc.);

E titiri iāia ki raro.
Throw him down;

Tī ria tēta‘i ‘ope o te taura ki runga i tērā poti kia tāvere‘ia.
Throw one end of the rope to the boat so it can be towed;

Tī ria tēnā ‘ānani pē.
Throw that rotten orange away;

Tērā te ngā‘i titiri‘anga tī tā.
That is the rubbish dump;

Kua titiri au i te pōro ki raro i tōna vaevae.
I pitched the ball right at his feet;

Kua titiri ‘aia i te moto mua ki runga i te kōpū, ‘ē te rua ki raro i te tangā.
He landed the first punch in the stomach and the second under the jaw;

Kua titiri‘ia ‘aia ki roto i te ‘are tāpeka‘anga.
He was cast into gaol;

Kua titiri ‘aia i tāna ‘anga‘anga nō te iti o te moni.
He threw up his job because the pay was so bad;

Kua titiri pū ‘ua ‘aia i te ‘oko i taua au meā ra.
He threw everything in for the one price. Titiri ‘etuke, to collect sea-eggs. The gatherer dashes out between waves throwing them back for others to collect.

Kua ‘aere mātou ki runga i te akau i te titiri ‘etuke i te marō‘anga te tai.
We went out on the reef at low tide getting sea-eggs.

tiritiri

tiritiri, (-a, -‘ia), fq. titiri, q.v.

1. Throw, cast, etc.

Kua tiritiri ‘aia i te kapu ki va‘o i tōna riri‘anga.
In her anger she threw the cups away outside;

Kua ‘akautunga‘ia te tangata tiritiri tī tā ki runga i te ara.
The people were fined who had been throwing rubbish onto the road;

Kua tiritiria rātou ki raro mei runga i te torōka i te ū‘anga.
They were thrown off the truck when it collided. Tiritiri tuatua, hurl insults.

Nāna i tiritiri tuatua mai i moto ei au iāia.
He hurled insults at me, that’s why I punched him.

2. A method of fishing in which the lines are cast out by hand.

‘E tiritiri tā rātou tautai.
They are throwing out the fishing lines.