‘inu‘inu, v.i., n.
1. Greasy, oily (state), fatty.
Kua ‘inu‘inu tōna rauru i te ‘akari,
his hair was greasy with hair oil;
Kua mataku ‘aia i tōna māmā i te ‘inu‘inu‘anga tōna pona.
He was scared of (what) his mother (would say) when he got oil over his shirt;
‘Auraka e kai ‘aka‘ou i te kai ‘inu‘inu.
Don’t eat any more fatty foods;
tēta‘i kāka‘u ‘inu‘inu,
an oily cloth;
mangamangā rima ‘inu‘inu,
greasy fingers. Te ‘inu‘inu o te ‘enua, the fat (best part) of the land.
Koia tei kai meitaki i te ‘inu‘inu o tēia ‘enua.
He is the one who has reaped the benefit from this land.
2. Gorgeous(ness), glorious.
Akakakau maira iaia i te kakau inuinu,
and arranged him in a gorgeous robe (Luke 23.11);
E riro katoa oki te iero o te atua maata nei o Diana i te akavaavaaia, e e kore tona inuinu.
But also that the temple of the great goddess Diana should be despised, and her magnificence should be destroyed (Acts 19.27).