ka‘atea

ka‘atea, v.i. Show up greyish white.

Tē ka‘atea ‘uā ra te upe i runga i te matie i te pōpongi‘anga ake.
The dew was showing whitish on the grass the morning after;

tērā mea ka‘atea,
that whitish object;

Kua ka‘atea te rauru o taua va‘inē ra.
The woman’s hair is greying. [ka‘a-3, tea.]

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