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iri-a-moe, v.i. Sleepy, drowsi-ness. Kua iri-a-moe aia, no reira i oki ei. She feels sleepy, that’s why she has gone back; Me e iri-a-moe toou, aere e moe. If you feel drowsy, go and have a sleep; Kua amamamama aere te tangata i to ratou vaa i to ratou iriamoeanga. People yawned as they got drowsy. (cf. vare-a-moe.) [iri-, -a5 (? or a1), moe.]

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