ravarāi, rava rāi

ravarāi, rava rāi,

1. Intensive of rava2. Most certainly, etc.

I kite ravarāi māua iāia ki te ‘ura inapō.
We most certainly did see him at the dance last night.

2. Post-nominal part. Every single one, without exception.

Ē te aronga ravarāi tei ‘aere mai ki taua tārekareka kua ‘ope roa rātou i te mataora.
And every single person who came to that match was absolutely delighted with it;

Kua tutuki tōna rongo ki te au‘enua rava rāi.
His fame spread to all lands;

rāua rava rāi,
both of them.
[rava2, rāi.]