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aviri

(-a, -ia), v.t., n. Ridicule, mock, sneer, make fun of. Kua riri aia i toku avirianga i tana imene. He was angry when I made fun of his singing; Kua aviri aia ia maua no te kite kore., He ridiculed us for our ignorance; Kua kata aviri ratou iaia. They laughed sneeringly at him; E tamaine aviri tangata tika ai koe. You are a dreadful girl for making a mock of people; Ka aviria koe e te tangata me pare koe i tena pare. People w make fun of you if you wear that hat; Kare e pu o te aviri,There is nothing to be gained by mockery.