Skin, hide (of people, animals). Peel, rind. Bark. Cover (of book). Book Cover.
Kindle (fire) by rub-bing sticks or using fire-plough, strike (match)
pref. This prefix occurs with its long vowel before monosyllabic and short disyllabic roots (cf. ma-2, where the prefix has a short vowel in these positions). (See mae, maee; makave, makavekave; mainu; (aka-,ta-)mamaro; maoro, mamaoro, maorooro; (ta-, aka-)marama, maramarama; mareva; matipi(tipi); mauru, maviri(viri).)