parena

parena, v.i.

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.
[pa-, rena1.]

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