turi2

turi2, n.

1. Knee.

Kua motu tōna turi i tōna ‘inga‘anga ki raro.
He cut his knee when he fell down;

E no‘o ki runga i tō‘ou turi.
Kneel down; ‘Apinga tāpeka turi, kneepad.

2. Knee (of boat).

Tāmoua te au turi o te poti kia piri meitaki.
Fasten the boat’s knees.
[Pn. *turi.]

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