navenave

navenave, v.i. (Feel) thrill of pleasure, delightful, exquisite.

Kua navenave te mātakitaki.
The audience were delighted;

‘E mea navenave te ‘ura ā te tamā‘ine.
The girl’s dance was delightful;

‘E tangata reo navenave koe.
You have an exquisite voice;

Kua navenave rāua i te kai‘anga i te kai.
They really enjoyed the food;

Te navenave poto ‘ua,
brief pleasures (Heb. 11.25). [-nave RR.]

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