kā‘iro

kā‘iro, (-a, -‘ia). Mix, blend.

Kua kā‘iro au i te pēni ki te ‘inu.
I’ve mixed the paint with oil;

Ko te pēni kā‘iro‘ia tēia.
This paint is already mixed;

Kua kā‘iro vai te pēnitī ni.
There’s water in the petrol;

Kua kā‘iro ‘ua te puka i tō rāua ‘aka‘oki‘oki-‘anga ki runga i te pā‘ata.
The books were all mixed up after they’d put them back on the shelves; ‘Anga‘anga kā‘iro ‘ua, show unfair bias or favouritism. [kā-3, ‘iro1.]

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