1. (verb) (-hia,-ngia,-tia) to desire, wish for, yearn for, aspire to.
Kei whakaaro aku hoa, me ka tae mai, tērā rātou e whakamanuhiritia ki tētahi karaihe o te wai kaha e tamemetia nei e tātou. E kore e hoatu (TWMNT 28/7/1874:189). / My friends should not expect that if they visit me that I will welcome them with a glass of the strong drink that we much relished. I shall not do so.
2. (noun) desire, wish.
Heoi anō te tameme o te ngākau kia pai noa ake ēnei tau kei mua i ō tātou aroaro i ērā kua pahure (HM 1/1990:1). / However, the desire is that the years ahead of us are better than those that have passed.