kānara1

kānara1, n.

1. Candle.

Nā te tamaiti i tutungi i te kānara.
The boy lit the candles;

Kua ‘apai mai ‘a Ngā i te pi‘a kānara.
Ngā fetched the box of candles.

2. Wax, sealing wax.

Kua ‘akapātekateka‘ia te ta‘ua ki te kānara.
The floor has been made smooth and slippery with wax.

Māti kānara,
a wax match. [Eng. candle.]

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