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v.i. Wilt, wither, shrivel. Kua mae te tiare tanu ou no te vera i te ra. The newly-planted flowers wilted from the heat of the sun; Kua ina aia i te ariki kia mae ei vai i te ika. He singed the banana leaves to cure them (shrivel and toughen them) to make wrappings for the fish. (See akamae, tamae; (aka-, ta )maemae.) [Pn. *mae.]

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