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tareka

1. (verb) (-tia) to be attained, accomplished - in modern Māori this word is used in grammatical constructions in the same way as taea.

I te mutunga ake o ngā kōrero nui kē nei, i tareka e Baker ngā āpiha o ērā atu o ngā hokowhitu te nuku kē atu ki ō rātou tūranga tika ake nei i te raki (TTR 2000:14). / After considerable discussion Baker was able to persuade the other battalion commanders to move north into their correct positions.

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Synonyms: waewae kai pakiaka, kei a [koe] mō te ..., toa, ringa rehe, Kei a ... mō te ..., riwha, taea

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