- Move, shift, stir, budge, shake. Me keu koe, ka pupui au ia koe. If you move, Ill shoot you; Kua keu te enua i te aruruanga o te pomu. The ground shook when the bomb went off; Kare aia e keu mai. He won’t come; Kua keu te patireia katoa i te akarongoanga e kua mate te ariki. The whole country was shocked when they heard that the king was dead.
- Comply, consent, agree; be wing, tractable. Kua keu aia i te aere ki te umukai. He agreed to come to the feast; Ka keu koe? W you agree to?; Kare au e keu. I won’t consent to it; E tamaiti keu ua tena: me tono koe iaia, ka keu ua aia. That’s a wing lad, if you want him to run an errand, hell do it. (See keukeu, takeu(keu).) [Pn. *keu.]
Related to keu