taurekareka

taurekareka,

1. v.i. (Be) very beautiful, fine, lovely, pleasing, delightful.

Kāre e taurekareka ana te tupu o tā‘au ‘ānani.
Your orange trees aren’t doing too well;

‘E one tōmāti taurekareka te tupu, ‘ē te ‘ua katoa.
It’s a plot of tomatoes that is growing and fruiting well.

2. n. Beauty.

Nō te taurekareka i taua tamā‘ainē ra, nō reira ‘aia i ‘inangaro ei.
He loved the girl because of her beauty.
[Pn. *tau-lekaleka.]

utunga

utunga, nom. Punishment, sentence, fine.

‘Ē toru mata‘iti tāna utunga ki roto i te ‘are ‘āuri.
He had a three-year jail sentence; E tari one tā kōtou utunga i teia rā. Your punishment today will be to cart sand; Nō te tūtaki utunga au nā Moe. I’ve been paying Moe’s fine. Te utunga mate, the death penalty.