tā‘iti1

tā‘iti1, (-a, -‘ia). Turn round, face the opposite direction, alter direction, etc.

E tā‘iti mai koe ki āku.
Turn round facing me;

Kua tā‘iti ‘a ia i te vaka ki roto i te matangi.
He’s turned the (prow of the) canoe into the wind;

Tā‘itia atu kia kite meitaki mai rātou.
Face it in their direction so that they can see it clearly.

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