pārara

pārara, (-‘ia). Expose to flame or heat.

Kua pārara ‘aia i tōna rima ki te a‘i nō te anu.
He held his hands in front of the fire because they were cold;

Kua pakapaka tōna vaevae i tōna pārara‘anga ki te a‘i.
He scorched his feet putting them by the fire;

Kua pārara‘ia tōna vaevae ki te a‘i i te puta‘anga i te naero tūtae ‘āuri.
They cauterised his foot with an ember when he stabbed it on a rusty nail;

Kua pārara ‘aia i te ‘ava‘ava māori ki te māti ē kua tāviri.
He warmed the tobacco over a match and rolled it (into a cigarette).
[Ce. *pārara.]

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