takakē, v.i. (Be) away, elsewhere, apart, separate, removed.
Mē takakē te kiore ngiāo ka tārekareka te kiore toka.
When the cat’s away the mice will play;
Kāre rava e takakē tē reira manako i roto i tōku ngākau.
That idea will never for a moment be out of my mind;
Kua mānakonako ‘ua tēta‘i i tēta‘i i tō rāua takakē‘anga;
They thought continually of each other while they were apart;
‘E motu takakē tē reira mei te ‘enua ma‘ata.
The little island was separate from the mainland (or main island).
E ‘aere takakē kōrua kia kore e tārotokakā‘ia.
You two leave separately so that you won’t be suspected;
I te takakē-‘anga tō rātou tupuna tāne, kua manako rātou kia ‘akatū‘ia tēta‘i toka ‘akama-‘ara‘anga.
When their grandfather died they decided to have a memorial stone put up.