- Shake, stir, move out of position or alignment. Kua toia te atava rakau kia pururu te ua. The branch of the tree was shaken to get the fruit down; E toi marie i te peni ki te rakau. Stir the paint gently with the stick; Omai i te rakau toi peni. Let me have the paint stirrer;Auraka e toi i te koanga rango, ka paoa koe. Don’t disturb the wasp nest, youll get stung; Kua toi aia i te ama o te vaka. He moved the outrigger; Auraka e toi maata i te pia ka inga te kapu tiare. Don’t wobble the chest too much the vase of flowers w fall over.
- v.i. Be rickety, warped, tottery, wobble (as legs of chair). Kua toi te vaevae o te kaingakai no tei kakekakeia e ratou. The legs of the table have got rickety since they have been climbing around on it.
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