1. (-‘ia). Borrow (Bib.).
E kia ori te tangata i tetai puaka a tona taeake,
and if a man borrow a pig of his friend (Ex.22. 14);
e ko tei ori mai ia koe ra, auraka e akaoki uaia atu,
and do not turn away from one who would borrow from you (Matt. 5.42);
Kua riro te ori ei tavini no tei oriia.
The one who borrows has become a servant of the one that he has borrowed from (Prov. 22.7);
mei ta te tangata ori apinga ra, ka pera rai tei o atu,
as it shall be for the borrower, so it shall be for the lender (Is. 24.2).
2. n. (a) Someone given a share of the fish (esp. flying fish) when the fishing canoes return (Ma‘uke dial.). (b) A person of low rank (N.G.Pt. dial.).