‘īraurau

‘īraurau, (-a, -‘ia), fq. ‘īrau. Hook something out.

Tēia te kata māti ‘ei ‘īraurau i te repo i roto i tō‘ou mangamangā rima.
Here’s a matchstick to get the dirt out from under your fingernails;

Kāre te unga i peke mai ana ki va‘o i tō rāua ‘īraurau‘anga.
They didn’t get the crab (out of its hole) when they tried to winkle it out.
[‘ī-7, rau RR.]

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