toretore

toretore, (-a, -‘ia), fq. tore.

1. Mark with stripes; striped.

E toretore mārie koe kia kore e tā‘ipa‘ipa.
Do the stripes carefully so you don’t get them crooked;

Kua toretore‘ia te ngā‘i e ‘aere ei te tangata ki tēta‘i tua i te ara ki te pēni teatea.
The place where the people crossed the street was marked out with white stripes;

‘E piripou roa toretore tāna i ‘a‘ao ei.
He was wearing a pair of striped trousers.

2. n. Stripes.

‘E toretore muramura pa‘a tei runga i te ‘iku o taua ikā ra.
I think perhaps that fish has got red stripes on its tail;

Kua ‘oko piriaro tu‘epōro toretore ‘aia.
He bought a striped football jersey.
[tore RR.]

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