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ekeeke

1. (verb) (-ngia,-tia,-a) to get on, embark, board (a vessel), mount (horses, vehicles, etc.) - a number of people.

Kua eke katoa ngā pāhihi kei runga poti. Kei te ekeeke hoki te kāpene me ngā hēramana ināianei (TP 10/1909:9). / All the passengers have boarded the boat. Now the captain and the sailors are boarding.

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2. (verb) (-a,-ngia) to have sex, copulate, have sexual intercourse, mount.

Ka tahuri te toa mā muri ekeeke ai i te uwha (PK 2008:57) / The ram turned to mount the ewe from the back.

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Synonyms: mahimahi, onioni, kake, maunga, whakaeke

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