pa‘e

pa‘e, (-a), v.i. Swerve, turn, change, direction.

E pa‘e koe i te vaka i konei, ‘e ma‘ata te kaoa i mua i kō.
Turn the canoe here, there are a lot of rocks ahead;

Kua pa‘e ‘aia i te torōka ki te pae i te mataara i te puta‘anga te kiri.
He pulled the truck over to the side of the road when the tyre punctured;

Kua topa te tamaiti ki roto i te tai i te pa‘e‘anga te ‘oro‘enua.
The boy fell into the sea when the horse swerved;

Kua pa‘e ‘aia ki roto i te ‘are toa.
He turned into the shop.
(see pa‘epa‘e, ‘akapa‘e-(pa‘e), tāpa‘e(pa‘e).)

tātī poki

tātī poki, (-a, -‘ia).

1. Turn something upside down, roll it right over, capsize it.

E tātī poki i te kumete.
Turn the wooden bowl upside down;

Kua tātī poki‘ia te vaka kia kore e kī i te ua.
The canoe was turned upside down to prevent it filling with rain.

2. Turn, roll, or fall over face down, capsize.

Kua tātī poki te vaka.
The canoe capsized;

Kua tātī poki ‘aia ki raro mei runga i te pātikara.
He fell off the bike;

Kua auē ‘aia i tōna tātī poki‘anga.
She cried when she fell over.

3. Liable to capsize.

‘E vaka tātī poki ‘ua tēnā nō te māmā i te ama.
That canoe is always capsizing because the outrigger float is too light.

nānā

nānā,

1. v.t. To turn or raise (the eyes), look at.

Kua nānā ‘aia i tōna mata ki runga i tōna rongo‘anga i te ‘aruru o te pa‘īrere.
He looked up when he heard the roar of the plane;

i tōna nānā‘anga ki te ‘opunga,
when he looked to the west.

2. v.i. Turn, look, glance (of the eyes).

Kua nānā ‘aere tōna mata.
His eyes glanced here and there;

Kua nana akera oki tona mata ki runga e akara atura.
And then he raised his eyes and looked (Gen. 18.2).