tārērē

tārērē, (-a, -‘ia).

1. Test sbdy, set an examination or competition.

Kua tārērē ‘aia i tāna pupu.
He tested his class;

Kua tārērēa rātou i tērā ake ‘epetoma.
They were examined last week.

2. Sit an exam or test, take part in competition.

I nana‘i mātou i tārērē ei.
Our test was held yesterday;

Ka tārērē ‘oe vaka tātou.
Let’s have a canoe race.

3. n. An examination.

‘E tārērē tuatua ‘ua,
an oral exam;

Kua pāti ‘aia i tāna tārērē.
He has passed his exams;

‘E pakari tā mātou tārērē.
Our exam is very hard. Pēpa tārērē, exam paper.

Tē māka pēpa tārērē nei au.
I‘m marking exam papers.

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