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(-a, -ia), v.i.

    1. Rise (of sun or moon). E tu, kua iti te ra. Get up, the sun is up; Kua akaaraara aia i te aronga tautai i te itianga te marama i te ora ngauru i te po. He roused the fishermen when the moon rose at ten; E ra aia te iti mai ra. He is a rising sun (said of sbdy st in the first half of life).
    2. Shine (of sun, moon, light). Taria to kakau ki vao kia maro, kua iti te ra. Take your clothes outside to dry, the sun is shining; Kua iti mai te ata o te marama na roto i te maramarama. The rays of the moon shone through the window; Kua itiia ratou e te marama o te Atua. They were uminated by the light of God. (See itinga.) [Pn. *fili1.]

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