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v.i., n.

    1. Greasy, oily (state), fatty. Kua inuinu tona rauru i te akari, his hair was greasy with hair oil; Kua mataku aia i tona mama i te inuinuanga tona pona. He was scared of (what) his mother (would say) when he got oil over his shirt; Auraka e kai akaou i te kai inuinu. Don’t eat any more fatty foods; tetai kakau inuinu, an oily cloth; mangamanga rima inuinu, greasy fingers. Te inuinu o te enua, the fat (best part) of the land. Koia tei kai meitaki i te inuinu o teia enua. He is the one who has reaped the benefit from this land.
    2. Gorgeous(ness), glorious. Akakakau maira iaia i te kakau inuinu, and arranged him in a gorgeous robe (Luke 23.11); E riro katoa oki te iero o te atua maata nei o Diana i te akavaavaaia, e e kore tona inuinu. But also that the temple of the great goddess Diana should be despised, and her magnificence should be destroyed (Acts 19.27). [inu RR.]

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