‘orometua, n., v.i. (Serve as a) preacher, missionary, priest, pastor, minister of religion.
Kāre au i manako ē i ‘orometua ana ‘aia ki Pāpua.
I don’t think that he has been to Papua as a preacher;
Kua tā‘okota‘i tikāi te tangata i tōna ‘orometua‘anga ki taua ‘enuā ra.
The people were very cooperative during his time as a minister in that country;
I ako te ‘orometua mua i te ‘ēvangeria ki runga i tēia toka.
The first missionary preached the gospel from this rock;
Ko Kaitara te ‘orometua i te pōpongi Ru‘itoru.
Kaitara was the preacher on Wednesday morning;
Ko te kāinga ‘orometua tēnā.
That is the minister’s residence. [‘oro1, metua.]