1. (verb) (-ina,-tia) to be dried, baked, hot (of the sun).
2. (modifier) dried, baked, hot (of the sun).
Ka kawea he kai takoto roa ki reira, he ika maroke, he kete aruhe paka, he pāua maroke, he tahā huahua, he karaka tao maroke, he kete tawa tao whakamaroke (JPS 1919:85). / Some long lasting food was taken there, dried fish, kits of baked fernroot, dried pāua, preserved birds, cooked dried karaka berries and kits of cooked dried tawa berries.