rū2, v.i. Shiver, shake, vibrate, feel nervous or shaky, tremble.
Kua rū te pa‘ī i te taka‘anga te matīni.
The ship vibrated when the engines started up;
Kua rū tōna kōpapa nō te anu.
He shivered because it was so cold;
Kua rū te ‘enua i te ngārue-rue‘anga.
The ground shook during the earthquake;
Kua rū ‘aia i tōna tae‘anga ki roto i te pi‘a tārērē.
He felt nervous when he got into the examination room;
Kua rū pou roa ‘aia.
She was all of a flutter, dither.