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.