ori

ori, (-a, -‘ia), v.i.

1. Move, stir, wander, stroll, stray, gad about.

‘Auraka e ori, ka nene‘i au ia kōrua.
Don’t move, I‘ll take your photo;

Kua kite atu au i te puaka taetaevao i te ori‘anga te rau rākau.
I saw the wild pig when the leaves stirred;

I ori ‘aere ana māua.
We have been for a stroll around;

‘Ī rua rā i te ori‘anga tāna puakatoro i runga i tōku ‘enua.
His cow has been roaming about on my land for two days now;

‘E puaka ori ‘ua nō reira i pū‘ia ai.
It was a stray pig, that is why it was shot;

‘Auraka e ori pō.
Don’t gad about at night;

‘e va‘ine ori,
a loose woman;

ori pū ‘ua,
mill about, surge (of a crowd);

Kua ori pū ‘ua te mātakitaki i va‘o i te ngā‘i tu‘e‘anga pōro.
The spectators milled about outside the rugby stadium;

Kāre e rauka i te ori i tēia toka.
This rock won’t budge;

Kua ori‘ia te punāvai e te tamaiti.
The child disturbed the water in the pond.

2. Have casual sex, shack up with.

Ko te reira te va‘ine i ori ei ‘aia.
That’s the woman he shacked up with. (See oriori, tāori(ori).) [Pn. *oli.]