tore

tore, (-a, -‘ia).

1. Put stripe(s) on, mark with stripe(s), striped.

E tore ki te pēni muramura.
Paint some red stripes across it;

Kua torea te pāruru i tō‘ou pātikara?
Have the stripes been painted on the mudguard of your bicycle?;

‘E pona tore matie tāna i ‘oko.
She bought a dress with green stripes on it.

2. n. A stripe.

Mē ‘e puaka tore teatea tei runga i te kōpū, nā Pirangi.
If it is a pig with a white stripe on its side, it is Pirangi’s.
[Ep. *tore.]

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