viri

viri,

1. Drill.

E viri koe i tēta‘i puta ki konei ē tēta‘i ki tēia ngā‘i.Drill a hole here and another in this place here; Kua viri te taote i tōku ni‘o.
The dentist drilled out my tooth.

2. A drill.

Ko ‘ai te tangata ‘e viri tāna?
Who has got a drill? Matā-viri, bit, cutting part of drill. Pū viri, brace, handle of drill

3. Twirl.

E viri to‘e koe i te nū.
Spin the drinking nut down butt-end first.
[Pn. *wili.]

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