tāra‘u

tāra‘u, (-a, -‘ia). Rent or hire something from sbdy or to sbdy.

Kua tāra‘u ‘aia i te poti ‘ei kave iāia ki te motu.
He chartered the boat to take him to the island;

Kua tāra‘u koe i te reira poti mei iāia mai?
Did you hire that boat from him?;

Kua tāra‘u‘ia taua pa‘ī ra ‘ei kave i te kākō ki Ma‘uke.
The ship was chartered to take the cargo to Ma‘uke;

Kua tāra‘u koe i te reira ‘are kiāia?
Did you rent that house to him?;

‘E ‘enua tāra‘u te reira nāna.
He rented that piece of land.

2. n. Rent, hire.

‘Ea‘a te tāra‘u o tēia ‘are?
What is the rent of this house?;

Kua ‘akaātea‘ia te tangata tāra‘u.
The tenant was evicted.

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