ro‘i

ro‘i, v.i.

1. (Be) tired, weary, sated, bored; fatigue, etc.

Kua ro‘i au i te ‘akarongo i tēnā tuatua.
I‘m tired of listening to what you are saying;

‘E tangata ro‘i kore ‘aia i te ‘aere nā raro ‘ua ki te ‘anga‘anga.
He never seems to get tired walking to work;

E ‘akaoti i te ‘anga‘anga mē kite koe i te ro‘i.
Stop working when you feel tired;

Te ro‘i iā koe!
You make me tired!;

I tō māua ro‘i‘anga i te ‘ākara i te teata, kua ‘aere māua ki te kāinga.
When we got tired of watching the film, we went home;

Kua anga te ro‘i.
The tiredness has passed off now. Te ro‘i!, what a nuisance!

2. A bed, mattress.

Ko tōku ro‘i tēnā.
That’s my bed;

Tē ma‘ani ro‘i rākau nei au.
I‘m making a wooden bed;

‘E ‘āriki ro‘i mānea tēnā.
That’s a lovely bedspread;

Tē ‘akaanga nei au i tōku ro‘i.
I‘m taking a rest now;

E ‘akamānea i te ro‘i.
Make the bed. Ro‘i maki, sickbed, bed of sickness.

tāmoemoe

tāmoemoe, (-a, -‘ia).

1. fq. tāmoe 1. Put to sleep or bed.

‘Auraka koe e tāmoemoe i tēnā pēpe, kāre i kaikai ake.
Don’t put the baby to sleep, it hasn’t had its food yet.

2. Lie in wait for, keep watch.

Tē tāmoemoe nei au i te puaka i kainga‘ia ai taku repo taro.
I‘m keeping watch for the pig that’s been eating my patch of taro.