1. nvt. To strike, hit, whip, beat, switch, smite, wield, thrash; to throw down, as a playing card with force; to trump; to play, as a card or kōnane pebble; to insert; whip, lash, stroke; to bat, as a ball; a blow. Hahau ikaika, to lambaste, wallop. Pepa hahau, playing cards. (PPN sasau.)
2. vt. To offer a prayer or sacrifice; to lay before. (FS 205.)
3. vt. To build, as by laying bricks.