taetaevao

taetaevao, v.i.

1. Wild (i.e. not domesticated, of animals).

Kua taetaevao tāna puaka, nō tei roa te ori ‘aere ‘ua‘anga.
His pig became wild after roaming around for so long;

manu taetaevao,
wild animal.

2. n. Wild state.

Nō te taetaevao i taua puakā ra, nō reira i pū‘ia ai.
The pig was shot because it was wild. No‘o taetaevao, live wild.

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