parangi1

parangi1, v.i. Run (of ink or paint), form a smear, blot, smudge or vague blur, swim (before the eyes).

Kua parangi ‘ua te ‘inika i tōna tūpara‘anga.
The ink smudged when he blotted it;

Kua parangi ‘ua te pēni i tōna pēni‘anga i te no‘o‘anga.
The paint ran when he painted the chair;

Nō te kino i tōku mata, kua parangi ‘ua te tuatua i runga i te pēpa i tōku tatau‘anga.
My sight is so bad that words on the paper just blur when I read. Kite parangi, to see or know vaguely.

Kua kite parangi ‘ua au i taua tua.
I knew the story vaguely;

I kite parangi ‘ua au.
I saw it indistinctly.
(see ‘akaparangi, tāparangi.)
[Ce. *para„i2.]

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