tākave

tākave, (-a, -‘ia). Put the arms around, embrace, hug.

Kua tākave maī ra ‘aia i tāna tamaiti ē kua ‘ongi ‘iōra.
She embraced her son and kissed him;

Kua pu‘i mai ‘a Kura ia māua i tō māua takave‘anga ki te kāinga.
Kura whistled at us as we were walking home with our arms around each other;

Kua riri te tamā‘ine i tōna tākave‘ia‘anga e te tangata konā-kava.
The girl was furious when the drunk put his arm around her;

I te manuku‘anga tōna turi, kua tākave‘ia ‘aia e Toru mā ki va‘o i te ngā‘i tu‘e‘anga-pōro.
When he dislocated his knee, Toru and another player supported him off the field (helped him off by supporting him with their arms around his waist);

Kua ‘aere tākave rāua nā runga i te mataara ki te ‘ura.
They walked to the dance with their arms around each other.

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