v.i., fq. ngavari.
- Rickety, tottery, unstable. Kua ngavarivari te are no te rikiriki o te poupou. The house was rickety because the posts were too slender; Kua ngavarivari teia kaingakai. This table is wobbly.
- Yielding, weak, pliable, giving way easily. Kua ngavarivari te atava o te rakau. The tree’s branches were pliable; Kua ngavarivari te taura kakau i te topaanga te a nu ki runga. The clothes line sagged when the coconut midrib fell onto it; Kua akamaroiroia e koe te rima ngavarivari. Thou hast strengthened the weak hands (Job 4.3). [Pn. *„aawari.]
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