kā‘iro‘iro

kā‘iro‘iro, (-a, -‘ia), fq. kā‘iro. Mix or blend together.

‘E mānea tika ai tōna kā‘iro‘iro‘anga i te kara o te taura.
It’s very beautiful the way she has blended the different colours of the threads;

Kua kā‘iro‘iro‘ia te tiare māori ki te miri i tōna tui‘anga i te ‘ei.
She mingled basil and gardenia flowers to make the wreath;

te ruru tiare kā‘iro‘iro‘ia,
a mixed bouquet;

‘E tiare kā‘iro‘iro tēia.
This is a variegated bloom;

Kua kā‘iro‘iro te tiare i te tanu-‘anga ki roto i tāna ‘āua.
There are many different flowers planted together in her garden. [kā-3, ‘iro1 RR.]

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