titiri

titiri, (-a, -‘ia, tī ria). Throw, fling, pitch, punch, shed, cast, throw away, throw up (a job etc.);

E titiri iāia ki raro.
Throw him down;

Tī ria tēta‘i ‘ope o te taura ki runga i tērā poti kia tāvere‘ia.
Throw one end of the rope to the boat so it can be towed;

Tī ria tēnā ‘ānani pē.
Throw that rotten orange away;

Tērā te ngā‘i titiri‘anga tī tā.
That is the rubbish dump;

Kua titiri au i te pōro ki raro i tōna vaevae.
I pitched the ball right at his feet;

Kua titiri ‘aia i te moto mua ki runga i te kōpū, ‘ē te rua ki raro i te tangā.
He landed the first punch in the stomach and the second under the jaw;

Kua titiri‘ia ‘aia ki roto i te ‘are tāpeka‘anga.
He was cast into gaol;

Kua titiri ‘aia i tāna ‘anga‘anga nō te iti o te moni.
He threw up his job because the pay was so bad;

Kua titiri pū ‘ua ‘aia i te ‘oko i taua au meā ra.
He threw everything in for the one price. Titiri ‘etuke, to collect sea-eggs. The gatherer dashes out between waves throwing them back for others to collect.

Kua ‘aere mātou ki runga i te akau i te titiri ‘etuke i te marō‘anga te tai.
We went out on the reef at low tide getting sea-eggs.

‘ōrau

‘ōrau, n.

1. The whole area, the length and breadth of the land, everywhere.

Kua kimi ‘aia nā te ‘ōrau o te ‘enua, kāre rāi i kitea.
He searched the length and breadth of the country, but still didn’t find it;

Kua tutuki tōna rongo ki te ‘ōrau o te ‘enua.
News about him spread throughout the land;

Kua ‘aere ‘aia nā te ‘ōrau o teianei ao i te kimi i taua tangata.
He went all over the world searching for that man.

2. n. A large sea-going canoe shed or shelter; a gathering place, house or building for people.