pā‘ara

pā‘ara, (-‘ia). Slice off (esp. fat or flesh from a carcase).

E pā‘ara koe i tēta‘i tua i te ‘a‘ai kia tāmitia.
Slice the flesh off one side of the tuna for salting down;

Kua oti iāku i te pā‘ara i te matū o te puaka ‘ei tunu ‘inu.
I’ve cut off the pig’s fat to boil down for dripping.
[Ck. *paa-fara.]

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