‘ī1

‘ī1, v.i. Spurt out in a jet, escape with a hiss.

Kua ‘ī te toto i tōna rima i te motu‘anga te uaua.
The blood spurted from his arm as the artery was severed;

Kua ‘ī te pēnitīni ki va‘o i te puta‘anga te taramu.
The petrol sprayed out when the drum was holed;

I te ‘ī‘anga te matangi, kua kite ‘aia ē kua puta te kiri o te mōtokā.
When the air hissed out, he saw that the tyre had been punctured.
(See ‘i‘ī1, ‘ī‘ī1, kō‘ī, kō‘ī‘ī1.)
[Pn. *sii2.]

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