pae3

pae3, v.i. In pae ‘ua, famish(ed).

Kāre te vaerua o te aronga tuatua-tika e paeua ia Iehova.
Jehovah will not let the souls of the righteous famish (Prov.10.3);

‘E pupu tangata pae ‘ua tērā, kāre i kaikai ake.
Those people are famished, they haven’t eaten yet;

Kia vave mai te kai ‘e mate pae ‘ua tō tēia pēpe.
Hurry up with the food, this baby is absolutely famished.
[Perhaps figuratively from pae1.]

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