- Warm, warmth. Kua maana te ra. The sun is warm; Kua maana teia ra. It’s a warm day; Kua peke tona ruketekete i tona maanaanga. He stopped shivering when he warmed up; E tikata vai maana teia ei pai i te pepe. Here is a kettle of warm water to bathe the baby with.
- (Of a glow of pleasure, comfort). Kua maana toku ngakau i te au mea tana i tuatua mai. My heart was warmed by the things he said. [Pn. *ma-fana.]
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