tarutaru2

tarutaru2.

1. Sthg of value, something worth keeping or repairing.

‘Auraka e ‘akava-‘ava‘a, ‘e tarutaru tēnā.
Don’t despise it, it has its value;

‘E tarutaru tēnā, ka meitaki ‘ua kia kimi rāvenga‘ia.
It’s still of value if we can find some use for it.

2. A super-abundant crop or catch, the best crop or haul of the year;

Ko te tarutaru te reira o te ‘enua i tēia mata‘iti.
That’s the best of our crops this year.

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