tākiekie

tākiekie, (-a, -‘ia), fq. tākie. Sail a boat under canvas.

Kua tākiekie mātou i te au vaka rikiriki.
We sailed the fleet of tiny canoes;

Ka ‘aere tātou ka tākiekie vaka.
Let’s go for a sail round in canoe(s);

‘E au vaka tākiekie tērā ake.
A fleet of sailing canoes is coming up.

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