karaea1

karaea1, n. Red clayish earth.

Kāre e tupu te meika i teia ngā‘i nō te ma‘ata i te karaea.
Bananas won’t grow here because of the red clayey soil;

‘Auraka e tari mai i te one karaea.
Don’t bring clay soil. (See karakaraea1.) [Ce. *karaea.]

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