tākiri1, (-a, -‘ia).
1. Whip, lash, flick (with cloth, etc.), jerk or shake (head), wave or fling out (an arm), swing (rope), cast (line), fish (with rod and line).
Tērā te uēpu ‘ei tākiri i tō ‘oro‘enua.
Here is the whip to whip your horse with;
Tērā mai te kāka‘u ‘ei tākiri i te repo i runga i tō kāka‘u.
Here is a cloth to dust off your clothes with (i.e. dust down with a flicking action);
Kua tākiri ‘aia i tōna katu kia ‘oki tōna rauru ki muri.
He flicked his hair back out of his eyes;
I tōna tākiri-‘anga i tōna ūpoko, kua kite mātou ē, kāre ‘aia i ‘akatika.
We realised he disagreed when he shook his head;
Kua ū tōna rima ki runga i tōku mata i tōna tākiri‘anga.
He caught me across the face as he flung out his arm;
Tākiria te kākā kia rere au.
so I can skip;
Ko‘ai tērā e tākiri manini maī ra?
Who is that fishing for
with a rod?;
‘Ī ‘itu āna ume mama‘ata i tōna tākiri‘anga.
He caught seven large
when he went out with a rod. Ko‘e tākiri, bamboo fishing rod. Matau tākiri ‘au‘opu, hook used when rod-fishing for
2. A fishing rod.
Kua ‘ati tāna tākiri i te mou‘anga te tī tī ‘ara ki runga.
His rod broke when the
tī tī ‘ara
took the hook. Tākiri ka‘o, upper eaves support (Mang. dial. = Rar.