1. (Of fruit) fully ripe.
Kua para tērā vī i runga i te pū, ka ‘aere au ka ‘a‘aki.
That mango there on the tree is ripe, I‘m going to go and pick it;
i te para‘anga tāna tōmāti,
when his tomatoes were ripe;
Kua pou i te para.
They are all ripe;
Kua para roa tēia merēni.
This melon is overripe.
2. (Of leaves) yellowed off.
E katokato kōrua i te rau para o te tōmāti.
Nip off the yellow leaves on the tomato plants.
3. (Of pimple or boil), fully developed, come to a head, about to suppurate.
E ‘akakite mai koe ki te taote mē para tō‘ou ‘ē‘ē.
Let the doctor see your boil when it comes to a head;
Kua para te ‘ua‘ua i runga i tō mata, ‘ōmai kia pana‘ia.
The pimples on your face are ripe, come and let me squeeze them out.
4. Rotten (dialectal = Rar. pē1).
(see parapara2, ‘akapara(para)2, tāpara.)