‘oki1

‘oki1, (-ria), v.i.

1. Return, double back.

E ‘oki mai kōrua.
You two come back;

Kāre ‘aia e tae i te ‘oki nō te pōiri.
He won’t be able to come back because it’s dark;

Kua ‘oki atū ra te tai ki tōna vairanga i te mana o te Atua.
The sea returned to its place through the power of God;

Kareka ko kotou katoa na, okiria kotou, ka aere i tenana.
But as for all of you, resume, come on please (Job 17.10);

Kua ‘oki te mataara i konei.
The road ends here.

2. ‘Oki ki muri, retreat, regress (esp. of the will, courage, or interest (manako)).

Kāre rava tōna nuku va‘e‘au i ‘oki ki muri ē pou ‘ua atu.
His company never retreated until they were annihilated;

‘Auraka rava tō‘ou manako kia ‘oki ki muri.
Don’t lose heart, don’t give up;

Kā ‘oki te manako o te tangata ki muri mē ‘akapērā‘ia te ‘akatere‘anga o te tā‘okota‘i.
People will lose interest if the society is run like that. (See ‘okinga, ‘oki‘oki, ‘o‘oki, ‘ō‘o‘oki; ‘okiria; ‘aka‘oki(na), ‘aka‘oki‘oki(na), tā‘oki(na), tā‘oki‘oki(na).) [Pn. *foki.]

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