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.)