oraora

oraora, v.i., fq. ora1. Live, escape, (be) alive, free, safe, healthy, flourishing, refreshed, recovered, lively, vivacious, energetic, vigorous, sensitive (to pain).

Kua oraora te au tōmāti i tōku pī pī ‘anga ki te maniua.
The tomato plants grew vigorously after I had sprinkled them with fertiliser;

‘E oraora te tupu o te ‘ānani.
The orange trees are full of vigour;

Kua oraora te ika i roto i te kupenga.
The fish in the net escaped;

Nō te oraora iāia nō reira rātou i ‘iki ei ‘ei ‘aka‘aere.
He was so energetic, that is why they picked him to be in charge;

‘e pātī oraora,
a lively party;

E ‘inangaro ‘oki ‘aia i te pā‘ī iāia ki te vai kia oraora ‘aka‘ou tōna kōpapa.
And she wanted to take a shower to freshen up;

‘Auraka koe e ‘aruāpaka ‘ua i te ‘ōrei i te motu, ‘e oraora.
Don’t be rough cleaning the wound, it is tender. [ora1 RR.]

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