‘o‘ore

‘o‘ore, (-‘ia, ‘ōrea). Peel, skin, flay.

‘O‘orea tā‘au meika.
Peel your banana;

Kua ‘o‘ore ‘aia i te kiri‘au ‘ei ‘ī tiki i tōna piripou.
He stripped off a length of hibiscus bast to tie up his trousers with;

Kua tāparāka‘ia te puakatoro ki runga i te pū rākau i tō rātou ‘o‘ore‘anga i te pākiri.
They used a pulley to hoist the cow’s carcase up on a tree when they flayed the skin off;

‘E to‘e ‘ōrea e te no‘o‘anga tōna.
He’s got a skinned bottom through sitting around so much (jocular);

‘E a‘a, ‘e va‘a ‘ōrea e te tōtī ti!
What a one you are for sausages! [-‘ore rR.]

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