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v.i. Go stale, flat and watery in taste or consistency (of sweet potatoes or taro which are past eating or diseased). I tona kiteanga e ka mai tana au repo taro, kua tua aia na te tangata. When he realised that the taro in his swamp would soon go bad (be past eating), he gave them away to people; E taro mai tena, tunua na te puaka. Those taro are past eating, boil them up for the pigs. [Pn. *maai.]

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