v.i., intens. kava.
- Very sour, bitter, acid, acrid, rancid. Kua kavangu te remene. The lemon was very sour; Kua kavangu te u. The milk had a sour taste; To ratou kavangu e tau ia ki te kavangu ovi ra. Their poison is like the poison of serpents (Ps. 58.4).
- (-a, -ia). Smart bitterly (of the eyes). Ka kavanguia to mata e te auai. The smoke w make your eyes smart very painfully. [kava1, -ngu2.]
Related to kavangu