kaimoumou

kaimoumou, (-a, -‘ia). Waste, squander, be extravagant with something.

‘Auraka e kaimoumou i tā‘au moni.
Don’t waste your money;

Kua rave kaimoumou ‘ua kōtou i te rākau.
You’ve been very wasteful with the timber;

‘Ea‘a i kaimoumou‘ia ai te ika?
Why have the fish been wasted?;

te tamaiti kaimoumou ‘apinga.
the prodigal son. Kaimoumou i te taime, kaimoumou taime, waste time.

‘Auraka koe e kaimoumou ki tēnā ‘anga‘anga pu‘apinga kore.
Don’t waste time on that unnecessary job;

Kāre ‘aia i kaimoumou taime ana i te kimi rāvenga.
He lost no time seeking a solution. [kai-3, moumou2.]

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