1. Go, walk, proceed, progress.
Go away, go on!;
Kāre ‘e tangata i kite i tōna ‘aere‘anga ki va‘o.
Nobody saw him going out;
‘Aere ‘āngaia te puaka!
Go feed the pigs!;
‘Aere tikina ‘aia!
Go fetch him!;
Kua ro‘iro‘i ‘aia i te ‘aere.
He is tired of walking;
‘E motu ‘aere‘ia tēia e te tangata i te au rā ‘ōrotē.
People often visit this island on holidays;
Ka ‘aere‘ia tēia ‘are ‘ura e te tangata mē reka tā kōtou ‘akatangi.
This dancehall will be well attended if you play well;
Te ‘aere mārie nei te pītiniti.
Business is slow;
Kua ‘aere kē te pō‘aki pupu‘i mei te tāpa‘o.
The bullet went wide of the target;
Ka ‘aere ki te ora rua e kake mai ei te marama.
It will be two o‘clock before the moon rises.
2. adv. (usu. after verbs), here and there, around and about, while going along.
Kua kimi ‘aere ‘aia iāku.
He searched around for me;
Ka ‘aere au ka ori ‘aere.
I‘m going for a stroll around;
‘Auraka e titiri tītā ki raro ‘aere i te pū rākau.
Don’t go throwing rubbish around under the trees;
Kua auē ‘aere ‘aia ki te kāinga.
She went home crying;
Kua mou ‘aere rātou i tō rātou putāngi‘u.
They went around holding their noses;
‘E au to‘uto‘u ‘aere tei runga i tōna moenga.
There were stains here and there on her mat. ‘Aere ka…, to start to, to be going to.
Kua kerekere te rangi, ka ‘aere pa‘a kā ua.
The sky is black, maybe it is going to rain;
Ka ‘aere ‘aia ka auē.
She is going to cry;
Ka ‘aere ka muramura.
It is starting to go red. ‘Aere ki mua, go ahead, make (good) progress.
Ka ‘aere te ‘anga‘anga ki mua mē tā‘okota‘i kōtou.
The work will go ahead well if you cooperate;
‘e māpū manako pakari kia ‘aere ki mua,
a young man bent on getting on. ‘Aere rā, goodbye (said to the person leaving).
‘Aere rā, kia manuia koe.
Goodbye and good luck. ‘E mea ‘aere ‘ua, something done without cause or authority.
Kāre i te mea ‘akaue, ‘e mea ‘aere ‘ua nāna.
He wasn’t ordered to, he just went and did it. ī ‘aere ‘ua atu, and so on, and more (indefinitely).
Mei te rua ‘īni ē ‘aere ‘ua atu,
from two inches upwards.
(see ‘ā‘āere, ‘aere‘aere, ‘aerenga, tā‘aere.)