u‘o

u‘o, n. Pith or core (of wood).

E uruuru i te u‘o o te rākau kia pou ki va‘o ka tāuru ei i te a‘o ki tēta‘i tua.
Poke all the pith out of the wood before you reeve the line through; E a‘u kia taea te u‘o o te rākau. Plane it down to the core. U‘o varāoa, soft inside of a loaf of bread.
[Pn. *‘uto.]