Cook Islands Maori Google+
+68228122 maoridb@gmail.com

v.i.

    1. Strike (luck, gold, fish), encounter. Kua ii aia ki te manuia. He struck lucky, he had good luck; Kua tupu te pekapeka i to ratou iianga ki te auro. Trouble started when they struck gold; I to ratou iianga ki te ika, kua taei ratou. When they found fish they netted them; Me ii koe ki te ara po i te tautai, ka rauka taau ika. If you hit on the right phase of the moon when you go fishing, you catch plenty.
    2. Catch on (ki runga i) a snag, entangle. Kua ii te matau ki runga i te kaoa. The hook snagged on a coral rock; Kia matakite, ko te ii mai tena manamanata ki runga ia koe. Be careful or youll get involved in the trouble. (See ii5.)

      Related to ii