māro‘iro‘i

māro‘iro‘i, v.i. 1. Vigorous, energetic, strong and healthy, well; vitality etc.

Kia māro‘iro‘i koe i te rave i tā‘au ‘anga‘anga.
Do your work with vigour;

Kua rave māro‘iro‘i ‘aia i te ‘anga‘anga tei tuku‘ia kiāia.
He worked energetically at his allotted task;

‘E tangata māro‘iro‘i tērā i te tanu i tōna ‘enua ki te kai.
That man works really hard at getting his land planted up;

te māro‘iro‘i i tō mātou pupu i tēia mata‘iti,
the strength and vigour of our team this year;

Kua ‘īkoke ‘aia i tōna māro‘iro‘i‘anga mai mei te maki.
He was thin when he got over his illness;

‘E tangata ‘akatupu pekapeka au i te māro‘iro‘i‘anga tōku kōpapa.
I was always getting into scrapes in my heyday. Manako māro‘iro‘i, strong-minded.

2. Better, abated (of an illness).

Kā ‘oki rava au ki tōku ‘enua mē māro‘iro‘i tōku maki,
I shall go right back to my own country when I‘m better.
(See ‘akamāro‘iro‘i.)
[Pn. *maalosi.]