ariari arii

arihi,  s. the ropes that are fixed to a fishing net, the upper one to which the raai or corks are fixed, is called arihi i nia, and that to which the stones are fixed is called arihi i raro. Fig., the word was extensively used, arihi i nia, were prayers made in time of war called by the names, Paepaetiairi, Tefaatainuu, Tiataahiarepo, Tumuriri, Teeaea, and Hamaiterai. The arihi i raro were those that stirred up the people to vigilance and activity, the chief priests, and other leading chiefs. [Dav : 952] (note)