pararauare

pararauare,

1. v.i. Spread (of news).

Kua pararauare te tuatua a te Atua ē pini ‘ua ake tēianei ao.
The word of God has spread right round the world;

Kua tūmatetenga te tangata i te pararauare‘anga te tuatua takapini i te ‘enua ē kua mate te ariki.
People grieved as the news spread that the king had died.

2. n. Spread, area; (Bib.) breadth.

Kāre e rauka iāku kia ‘akakite atu i te parauare o tēia ‘enua.
I can’t tell you what the area of this piece of land is;

te pararauare o te ta‘ua,
the floor area;

‘E a‘a te pararauare o tēia ‘are?
What are the measurements of this house?;

E te pararauare ra, e rima ia ngauru i te kubiti.
And the breadth of the ark shall be fifty cubits


(Gen. 6.15).

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