auaro, auvaro

auaro, auvaro, (-a, -‘ia), n. Line (the interior of something), put up wainscoting or ceiling in (a house), back or cover (fabric or garment), wear a garment underneath (another); lining, wainscot, ceiling, backing, casing, covering.

Kua auvaro ‘aia iāroto i tōna ‘are ki te pēpa mārōki‘aki‘a.
He lined the inside of his house with hardboard;

Kua mānea āroto i tōna pi‘a moe i te auvaro‘ia‘anga.
His bedroom was nice inside when the ceiling and wallpapering were done;

Kua auvaro‘ia tōna pereue ki te kāka‘u re‘ure‘u. His jacket was lined with grey material; ‘Ea‘a te auvaro iārunga i tō‘ou ‘are? What material did you use for the ceiling of your house?; Tērāmai te paruai ‘ei auaro i tō tīvaevae. Here you are, here is the calico to back your patchwork quilt with; ‘Ea‘a koe i kore ei i ‘oko mai i tēta‘i piriaro ‘ei auaro i tō‘ou pona?
Why didn’t you buy a vest (or slip) to wear inside your shirt (or dress)? Auaro pūtē, pillowcase.

Kua tāpia ‘aia i te auaro pūtē. She starched the pillow cases. Pēpa auaro ‘are, wallpaper. Piripou auaro, underpants.
(see au1 and auau, + aro.)

va‘ī

va‘ī, (-a).

1. Wrap.

Te va‘ī nei au i te ika.
I‘m wrapping up the fish;

E va‘ī i te pēpe ki te tauera.
Wrap the baby in the towel;

E va‘ī i te tōmāti ka ‘a‘ao ei.
Wrap the tomatoes up before you pack them;

Pi‘a pēpa va‘ī ‘ānani.
A box of papers for wrapping oranges up in;

Kua riri au kiāia i tōna va‘ī‘anga i te ika, nō te mea kāre ‘aia i ina i te ‘āriki.
I was annoyed with him for wrapping up the fish without softening the banana leaves over the fire first;

Kua va‘īa tōna kāka‘u pa‘ī tai ki te tauera.
Her bathing costume was wrapped up in the towel.

2. n. That which is wrapped up, a parcel.

Kāvea te va‘ī ika nāna.
Take him the parcel of fish.

3. Wrapping paper, etc.; casing.

Inā kia tatara i te va‘ī i tēnā ko‘u.
Would you take the wrapping off that parcel. Va‘ī mōrī pata, flashlight case.