‘ōiti

‘ōiti, v.i. Constricted (of openings), narrow.

‘E ngūtupa ‘ōiti ‘ua, ka ‘akakaokao roa koe e ō ei ki roto.
It’s quite a narrow entrance, you‘ll have to turn sideways to get in;

Nō te ‘ōiti o te mataara ē te tāreva ‘ua, nō reira rātou i mataku ei i te kake nā taua ‘ivi.
Because the path was narrow with sheer drops they were afraid to climb along the ridge;

Kā ‘oki tāua, kua ‘ōiti te rua o te ana i konei.
Let’s go back, the cave narrows here. [‘ō-3, iti1.]

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