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Stand, stand erect, get up. E mataku au i te tu ki kona. I daren’t (go and) stand there; Tu ake! Stand up and get out of the way!; E tu, kua ao. Get up, it is daylight; Rest in position. Rise (as shoal of flying fish about to spawn). Get up (of the wind), form, come over (of clouds). Establish itself, form (as thought in mind), endure, last. Catch (ness, disease). Possess, get, receive a share. Win, be victorious. Tu ua, Straight, full tilt, headlong. Standing idle, doing nothing, loaf(ing), etc. Tu-oe, tuoe, helmsman, steersman.