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n., v.i. (Show) linear marks, fq. ira. Eaa tera iraira i runga i te kaingakai? What are those marks (e.g. scratches) on the table?; Kua iraira tona rima i te parakuiaanga e te kiorengiao. The cat left scratch marks on his hands; Kua papa aia i tana tamaiti e i te irairaanga te vaevae kua tangi aia. He strapped his son, but regretted it when the weals appeared on his legs; I to te akava painaanga i taua pepa ra ki te mati, kua iraira mai te au tuatua muna tei tataia ki runga. When the detective exposed the piece of paper in front of a match, the secret message appeared. [ira RR.]

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