tāmoemoe, (-a, -‘ia).
1. fq. tāmoe 1. Put to sleep or bed.
‘Auraka koe e tāmoemoe i tēnā pēpe, kāre i kaikai ake.
Don’t put the baby to sleep, it hasn’t had its food yet.
2. Lie in wait for, keep watch.
Tē tāmoemoe nei au i te puaka i kainga‘ia ai taku repo taro.
I‘m keeping watch for the pig that’s been eating my patch of taro.