tā‘uri‘uri

tā‘uri‘uri, fq., dim. ta‘uri. Rock from side to side, roll, lurch.

Kua mataku ‘aia ko te ta‘uri te poti i te tā‘uri‘uri‘anga.
When the boat rolled, he was scared it might capsize.

‘E no‘o‘anga tā‘uri‘uri tēnā, ‘auraka e no‘o ki reira.
That chair wobbles, don’t sit there;

Kua ‘aere tā‘uri‘uri te mokorā.
The duck waddled along;

‘Aere tā‘uri‘uri mei tā te mokorā.
Waddle like a duck.

oi

oi,

1. (-a). (a) Jerk, shake, shove or slide along.

‘Auraka e oi i te kaingākai, ka maringi te tiā ū.
Don’t shake the table, you‘ll spill the milk in the jug;

‘Auraka e oi i te pi‘a repo nā runga i te ta‘ua.
Don’t slide that muddy box over the floor; (b) Rub, stir or knead into a mass.

Kua oi ‘aia i tēta‘i ‘inu ki runga i tōna tāmaka.
He rubbed some grease into his boots;

Oia te tī mēni.
Mix up the cement;

Kua oi ‘aia i te varāoa ma te pōpō.
He kneaded the dough and rolled it into loaves.

2. v.i. (a) Lurch, rock, give a jerk, rub or graze against something.

Kua kite au i te pa‘ī i te oi‘anga i te ‘a‘ati‘anga te ngaru ki runga.
I saw the ship lurch as the wave broke against it;

I tōku ‘ōpara‘anga iāia, kua oi tōna mata ki runga i te pāruru ‘are ē kua pakiko.
When I shoved him, he grazed his face against the wall of the house and took the skin off; (b) Slip out of joint, dislocate.

Kua oi tōna rima i tōna ‘inga‘anga ē kua ‘aka‘oki‘ia.
He dislocated his wrist when he fell and it was put back in again. (See oinga; oioi; ‘akaoi(oi); ngaoi, ngāoioi; tōi(oi).) [Pn. *o‘i.]

oioi

oioi, (-a, -‘ia), v.i., fq. oi. Jerk, shake, lurch, rub, knead.

Kā topa ‘aia mē oioi koe i tēnā ‘ātava rākau.
He‘ll fall off if you keep shaking that branch;

Nō te oioi i te pi‘a nō reira te tamaiti i ‘inga ai.
The box is wobbly that’s why the boy toppled off;

Nō te oioi o te pa‘ī nō reira ‘aia i ruaki ei.
It was the lurching of the ship that made him sick;

Kāre ē nāku i oioi i te ngāra‘u ki runga i te ngūtupa, nā Mia.
It wasn’t me that rubbed charcoal all over the door, Mia did it;

Ko ngā tangata oioi tī mēni ra, kua ro‘iro‘i.
The two men mixing cement, they‘re tired. [oi RR.]