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paki Play

1. (verb) to be fine, without rain, dry, fair (of the weather).

Kia paki te rangi, ka haere tātou ki tātahi kaukau ai. / When the weather is fine we'll go to the beach to have a swim.

2. (modifier) fine, without rain, dry, fair (of the weather).

E hau kore ana te pō, e titi ana ngā whetū, e whiti ana te marama, he wā paki (KA 1/1/1862:23). / It was a windless night, the stars were twinkling, the moon was shining, and the weather was fine.

3. (noun) fine weather.

Hari ana ō mātou ngākau i te paki o te rā (TWK 15:12). / We were happy because it was a fine day.

See also paki o Rangi

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