māro‘iro‘i

māro‘iro‘i, v.i. 1. Vigorous, energetic, strong and healthy, well; vitality etc.

Kia māro‘iro‘i koe i te rave i tā‘au ‘anga‘anga.
Do your work with vigour;

Kua rave māro‘iro‘i ‘aia i te ‘anga‘anga tei tuku‘ia kiāia.
He worked energetically at his allotted task;

‘E tangata māro‘iro‘i tērā i te tanu i tōna ‘enua ki te kai.
That man works really hard at getting his land planted up;

te māro‘iro‘i i tō mātou pupu i tēia mata‘iti,
the strength and vigour of our team this year;

Kua ‘īkoke ‘aia i tōna māro‘iro‘i‘anga mai mei te maki.
He was thin when he got over his illness;

‘E tangata ‘akatupu pekapeka au i te māro‘iro‘i‘anga tōku kōpapa.
I was always getting into scrapes in my heyday. Manako māro‘iro‘i, strong-minded.

2. Better, abated (of an illness).

Kā ‘oki rava au ki tōku ‘enua mē māro‘iro‘i tōku maki,
I shall go right back to my own country when I‘m better.
(See ‘akamāro‘iro‘i.)
[Pn. *maalosi.]

oraora

oraora, v.i., fq. ora1. Live, escape, (be) alive, free, safe, healthy, flourishing, refreshed, recovered, lively, vivacious, energetic, vigorous, sensitive (to pain).

Kua oraora te au tōmāti i tōku pī pī ‘anga ki te maniua.
The tomato plants grew vigorously after I had sprinkled them with fertiliser;

‘E oraora te tupu o te ‘ānani.
The orange trees are full of vigour;

Kua oraora te ika i roto i te kupenga.
The fish in the net escaped;

Nō te oraora iāia nō reira rātou i ‘iki ei ‘ei ‘aka‘aere.
He was so energetic, that is why they picked him to be in charge;

‘e pātī oraora,
a lively party;

E ‘inangaro ‘oki ‘aia i te pā‘ī iāia ki te vai kia oraora ‘aka‘ou tōna kōpapa.
And she wanted to take a shower to freshen up;

‘Auraka koe e ‘aruāpaka ‘ua i te ‘ōrei i te motu, ‘e oraora.
Don’t be rough cleaning the wound, it is tender. [ora1 RR.]