piri2, n. A puzzle, riddle, secret, mystery.
‘E kimi kōtou i tēia piri.
See if you can find the answer to this riddle;
mē matara iā koe tāku piri,
if you can solve my riddle;
Ka tukutuku piri tāua.Let’s ask each other riddles; Kua ope iāku te piri o te moana.
I know all the secrets of the ocean;
‘E piri muna ngaro tā tāua.
Ours is a deep secret.