paomu, pōmu

paomu, pōmu, (-a, -‘ia). Bomb.

Kua paomu te pa‘īrere i tō mātou ‘ōire.
The plane bombed our town;

Kua ‘aruru te paomu.
The bomb went off;

Kua ‘aka‘oro ‘aia i te torōka paomu ki te ngā‘i tei ‘akaue‘ia kiāia.
He drove the truck loaded with bombs to where he had been ordered. Paomu pēpē‘i rima, hand grenade.
[Eng. bomb.]

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