tiritiri

tiritiri, (-a, -‘ia), fq. titiri, q.v.

1. Throw, cast, etc.

Kua tiritiri ‘aia i te kapu ki va‘o i tōna riri‘anga.
In her anger she threw the cups away outside;

Kua ‘akautunga‘ia te tangata tiritiri tī tā ki runga i te ara.
The people were fined who had been throwing rubbish onto the road;

Kua tiritiria rātou ki raro mei runga i te torōka i te ū‘anga.
They were thrown off the truck when it collided. Tiritiri tuatua, hurl insults.

Nāna i tiritiri tuatua mai i moto ei au iāia.
He hurled insults at me, that’s why I punched him.

2. A method of fishing in which the lines are cast out by hand.

‘E tiritiri tā rātou tautai.
They are throwing out the fishing lines.

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