karekare

karekare, v.i.

1. Rough, whipped up (of the sea).

I tō mātou ‘akaruke‘anga i te ava kua karekare te moana ē kua tā‘uri‘uri te pa‘ī
. When we left the harbour, the sea got rough and the ship rolled;

tai karekare,
rough seas;

Kua ‘akaātea rātou i te pa‘ī ki va‘o i te ‘enua nō te karekare o te moana.
They kept the boat well clear of land because the sea was so rough.

2. n., fq. kare1. Sea-foam. [kare1 RR.]

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