inuinu

inuinu, (-a, -‘ia, -mia), fq. inu. Drink (esp. when no specific drink is mentioned), drink liquor.

E ‘ōake kia inuinu vera ‘ua ‘aia i te vairākau.
Give him the medicine to drink hot;

Kua ‘āngari mai tōku mare i tōku inuinu‘anga i tēia vairākau.
My cough has got a bit better since I’ve been taking the medicine;

Kua inuinua tōku tiā vai rēmene e te tamariki.
The children have drunk my jar of lemon juice;

‘Aere mai, tē inuinu ‘ua ake nei māua.
Come on in, we‘re just having a little drink;

Nō te inuinu mai māua.
We’ve been having a few drinks.
[inu RR.]

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