tākie, (-a, -‘ia).
1. Hoist (a boat’s) sails, sail a boat under canvas.
Nō te matangi meitaki, kua tākie ‘ua mātou i te pa‘ī .
Because the wind was favourable, we sailed under canvas;
Kua tākie ‘a Mi‘i i te vaka ki runga i te akau.
Mi‘i sailed the canoe onto the reef.
2. Travel under sail (subj. boat).
Kua tākie tō mātou pa‘ī i te ‘aere‘anga ki Ma‘uke.
We sailed to Ma‘uke under canvas;
Ka tākie te poti, mē ka tāmatī ni?
Will you sail her or use the engine? Pa‘ī tākie, sailing ship.