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auiri

pass. -a, -ia.

    1. v.t. Sew backing or lining onto (a quilt or dress material). Kua auiri te vaine i tona tivaevae ki te paruai., The woman backed her patchwork quilt with calico; Auiria te pareu oou ki te paraoti, Back your light cotton material (for a dancing skirt) with unbleached calico; i tai ngauru iati paruai i pou i tona auirianga i tona tivaevae,It took ten yards of calico to back her patchwork quilt.
    2. n. Bedcover, bedspread. Eaa te auiri i toou roi? What are you going to use for your bedcover?; Te tui auiri pareu nei au ei auiri i tona roi. Im making a pareu (light cotton material) cover to put over his bed; E auiri roi manea tena. That

taetaeta

Savage beast, horrible monster, dragoKo te ana te reira i noo ei taua taae ra.(-a, -ia), (rare) = akaae.

tamaki

Engage in war, fight, quarrel, scold. A war, quarrel. Apinga tamaki, weapons, fighting equipment, ammunition, etc. Kaitamaki, to wage war, pick a quarrel; warlike, quarrelsome.