1. (verb) to be stupefied, dazed, stunned.
Nā te kakama o Te Purewa ko tāna taiaha i kai tuatahi, hemo kau ana a Tionga. Otiia i pā tonu te taiaha a Tionga ki a Te Purewa, ā, nā te kaha o tōna pana pōrewarewa ana a Te Purewa, hinga ana ki raro (TTR 1990:258). / Because Te Purewa was so quick his taiaha struck home first, instantly killing Tionga. But Tionga's taiaha struck Te Purewa and his blow had enough force to daze Te Purewa and he fell down.
5. (noun) imbecile, halfwit, fool, moron, simpleton, blockhead, dimwit.