‘iro‘iro2

‘iro‘iro2, (-a, -‘ia). Roll (coir) into sennit, make (i.e. twist) rope, fq. ‘iro2.

Kāre i roa ana tō rāua ‘iro‘iro‘anga kua rauka te toru nga‘uru mārō ka‘a.
They didn’t take long to make thirty fathoms of sennit;

Kia oti te au taura i te ‘iro‘iro kā kave atu ei.
We‘ll bring the ropes over when we’ve finished them.
[‘iro2 RR.]

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