inu

inu, (-a, -‘ia, ‘mia). Drink.

E inu pakari i te vai anu.
Drink plenty of cold water;

Tēia te vai meitaki nō te inu.
This is the best water for drinking;

Tēia te vairākau inu, tērā te mea parai.
This medicine is to drink, that one is to rub on;

Kua kona ‘aia i tōna inu‘anga i te kava ‘ānani.
He got drunk drinking the orange liquor;

Kua inua e Pere taku nū.
Pere drank my coconut;

Te au mea katoa e inumia i roto i te reira āriki, e viivii ia
(Lev. 11.34). Everything that might be drunk from such a vessel is unclean.
(See inunga, inuinu.)
[Pn. *inu.]

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