‘iri1, (-a, -‘ia). Sort out.
E ‘iri i te ‘ānani kino.
Sort out the bad oranges;
Kua oti tēnā au pi‘a rēmene i te ‘iri.
Those boxes of lemons have been sorted;
Ka ‘iria te ‘ānani nā mua ka ‘a‘ao ei.
The oranges will be graded before they are packed;
I tōna ‘iri‘anga i tāku pūtē pārau, kua kitea tēta‘i au pārau kāre i tae te vāito.
When he checked through my sack of pearl-shells there were some that didn’t come up to size.