ruri, (-a, -‘ia). To shift, move, change or alter (position or standpoint).
‘Auraka e ruri i tēnā au mea, ka karoa koe.
Don’t move those things or you‘ll get told off;
Kua kimi au i te rāvenga kia ruri tōna manako.
I tried to find a way to get him to change his mind;
Kua kitea tāna pikika‘a i te ruri‘anga tāna tuatua.
The lie was apparent when he changed his tale;
Kua ruria te au pi‘a i tō rātou kimi‘anga i te kiore mate.
The boxes got moved when they were searching for the dead rat;
‘Auraka tō kōtou manako kia ruri kē.
Don’t you change your mind;
Mē ruri kē tā‘au tuatua, ka tīria koe ki roto i te ‘are ‘āuri.
If you alter your story, you‘ll be sent to gaol.