vini, vinivini

vini, vinivini, v.i. Shudder, recoil in horror, fear or aversion, be horrified; horrifying, repellent, aghast.

Kua vinivini ‘aia i tōna kite‘anga i te motu i runga i te pāpāringa o te tamaiti.
She shuddered when she saw the gash on the boy’s cheek;

Nō tōna vinivini, nō reira kua piri ‘aia i tōna mata ē kua āva.
She covered her eyes in terror and shrieked;

‘E vinivini au iāia.
He gives me the creeps;

‘E ‘apinga vinivini nāku te veri mē kite atu au.
I‘m always terrified whenever I see a centipede.

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