v. to act before it is usual to do so (e.g. before others in a group activity).
Lōmamai atu te wī tāne yī kalōma, na yeki wua taku lau taumua. By the time the rest of the men came to fish young goatfish, I had already caught a hundred.
Ia Vāvaka, na yekia wua loa taumua i tā lātou pōpokonga ki lotó. Vāvaka was the first to be thrown down in their group wrestling match.