takaviriviri

takaviriviri, (-ia, -a), fq. takaviri.

1. Roll over, twist or writhe around, swivel, twine or coil round.

Kua takaviriviri te kākā nā runga i te pou.
The

kākā-creeper
twined around the post;

‘Ī toru taime i te pa‘ī rere i te takaviriviri‘anga i roto i te reva i kā ei.
The plane rolled over in the air three times before it caught fire;

‘Ea‘a i takaviriviri‘ia ai tēnā taura ki runga i tō kakī ?
Why have you got that rope wound round your neck?

2. Entangled.

Kua takaviriviri te a‘o, taratarā‘ia.
The line is tangled up, unravel it. ‘Āuri taka-viriviri, bar or parallel bars (in gym). Ngā‘i takaviriviri ‘āuri, gymnasium.

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