pera

pera, n.

1. Propellor.

Kua ‘ati tēta‘i manga i te pera o te pa‘ī i te ū‘anga ki runga i te toka.
Part of the ship’s propellor broke when she struck the rocks.

2. Windmill.

Kua taka viviki te pera nō te pakari i te matangi.
The windmill revolved quickly in the strong wind;

Tē ma‘ani pera kīkau nei au.
I‘m making a windmill from a coconut leaf.

3. Revolving fan.

Kua ‘akataka‘ia te pera ‘akaanuanu i roto i te ‘are nō te vera.
The fan in the house was switched on because of the heat.
[Eng. propellor.]

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