kona1

kona1, (konā‘ia) v.i. Stupefied (from poison or drink), poisoned, drunk.

Kua kona te kū nō tei kai i te ‘ora Pāpua.
The soldierfish were stupefied as a result of eating (assimilating) the

Tephrosia
(fish-poisoning plant);

Kua konā‘ia ‘aia e te ‘utu.
He’d been poisoned by the barringtonia nut;

Nō te pakari i tōna kona, kua topa ‘aia ki runga i te mataara.
He was so drunk he fell down on the road;

Kua kona ‘a Rima i tōna inu‘anga i te kava.
Rima was drunk from drinking liquor;

Kāre e rauka iāia i te ‘apai i tōna kona.
He can’t hold his drink. (See konakona, konā kava.) [Pn. *kona3.]

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