tātaomi

tātaomi, (-a, -‘ia), fq. taomi. Press, squeeze, weight (something) down, massage.

Tātaomia te rākau tōmāti kia kore e ‘inga.
Press the tomato stakes well in so they won’t fall over;

E tātaomi ki te toka kia kore e peke i te matangi.
Weight them down with stones so the wind won’t blow them away;

E tātaomi koe i taku tua, pēnei kā kore te mamae.
Massage my back, maybe the pain will go then.

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