pērā

pērā, (-‘ia), v.i. Like that.

Kua tākinga meitaki ‘aia ia kōtou i tō kōtou no‘o‘anga ki tōna kāinga, ē kua pērā katoa ‘aia kia mātou.
He looked after you very well when you were staying with him, and he was just the same to us;

Kā pērā rāi i tēta‘i tuātau.
It will be like that sometimes; ‘

Auraka rava koe kia pēra ‘aka‘ou.
Don’t you ever do that again;

E ‘apai pērā koe i te pi‘a mei tā tērā tamaiti.
You are to carry the boxes the same as that boy;

Kua vaitata au i te moto iāia i tōna pērā‘anga mai.
I nearly punched him when he spoke to me like that;

Kāre i tāvenevene ana tā rātou tī, i inu pērā ‘ua.
Their tea wasn’t sweetened, they drank it just as it was;

Tanua te tītā, pērā katoa te paoti.
Bury the rubbish and the same with the empty tins; ‘

Akarukena pērā ‘ua.
Leave it just like that.
[pē-4, -rā4.]

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