taurua, (-‘ia) = tairua.
1. Partner, fellow (of a pair), companion (one of two people).
Ko‘ai tō‘ou taurua i ‘aere mai ei?
What partner did you come with?;
Kāre ‘ua te taurua o teia pea marū.
One of this pair of boxing gloves is missing.
2. To pair or team sbdy off with a partner.
Ka taurua au iāia kiā Pere.
I‘m going to team him up with Pere;
E ngari iā koe, kua tauruā‘ia koe i te ‘anga‘anga.
You are lucky, you’ve got a mate to work with.
3. Paired off.
Ka taurua tēnā ‘oro‘enua ki tē‘ea?
Which horse are you going to team that one up with?