‘uri1

‘uri1, n.

1. A shoot, sucker, young plant, seedling, sapling.

‘E ‘uri kuru patea tēnā i tō rima.
That is a seedling

patea
breadfruit in your hand;

Tē vāvā‘i ‘uri tōmātī ra rātou.
They are transplanting the tomato seedlings;

Nāku tēnā tuā‘u ‘uri kāpati.
That’s my bed of young cabbages.

2. Throw out shoots, sprout.

Kua ‘uri te meika, kāre rā i tano ake nō te tanu.
The banana shoots have sprouted but they are not ready to put in yet.
[Pn. *suli.]

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