faateoteo, faa-teóteó faatereau

faatere,  v.a. to steer a boat, canoe, or a ship.
— s. one that steers, a steersman, cockswain. [Dav : 2102]
faatere,  v.a. to guide or direct, as in national affairs; to go on with an oration or speech. [Dav : 2103]
faa-tere,  p.a. gouverner, guider; continuer. [Jau :852] (note)