tāvī vī

tāvī vī , (-a, -‘ia). Attach chains.

Kua tāvī vī rātou i te au tumu rākau mama‘ata i te kika‘ia‘anga ki te ngā‘i keke‘anga.
They used chains to drag the big trunks to the sawmills;

Kua ‘inangaro ‘aia kia pērā katoa‘ia tōna ‘ei i tōku tāvī vī ‘anga i tōku.
When I fitted a chain on my necklace she wanted to have hers done like it, too.

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