tāmura

tāmura, (-‘ia).

1. Colour or dye red.

2. Cause fire to flare up or catch.

‘Auraka e tāmura ma‘ata i te a‘i.
Don’t make the fire flare up too much.

3. Scare, put the wind up sbdy.

Tāmura‘ia atu te tamariki kia kore e kanga ‘aka‘ou.
Frighten the children away so that they won’t play again.

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