1. Flat smooth and unwrinkled, calm and flat (of the sea).
Kua parai‘ia te ‘ōni‘o ki te vairākau ē kāre i roa kua parena tōna pākiri.
The chickenpox pustules were treated with ointment and before long her skin was smooth again;
Kua parena te tai.
The sea is flat calm.
2. Settled, resolved, ironed out (of an argument, debate, or item of business).
Kāre i parena tērā tuatua.
That question isn’t settled yet;
Kia parena roa tēnā tumu tuatua ka ‘akaoti ei te ‘uipā‘anga.
That item must be settled before the meeting closes.