tārē

tārē, (-a, -‘ia).

1. Count up, reckon up, total up, tally.

Tārēa mai tēnā au ‘akari.
Count up those coconuts;

E tārē mai i te katoa‘anga o te tangata tei tae mai.
Count the total number of people who attended;

Kāre e rauka i te tārē i te ika tei mou nō te ra‘i.
So many fish have been caught you can’t count them.

2. Reach a required number of points.

Tataua tā kōtou kai, kua tārē au.
Count up your points, I’ve got the required number;

‘Auraka e tārē vave, kia titiri ana au i tēia au pere tangata.
Don’t go right out now, let me get rid of these court cards first.

3. n. Tally, count.

Kua ngaro iāku te tārē nō tā‘au māniania mai.
You’ve made me lose count talking away at me.

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