tāvari

tāvari, (-a, -‘ia).

1. Muddy or soil something.

2. Dig up and irrigate, make muddy.

Mē ka tāvari koe i tā‘au repo, ka pērā katoa au i tāku.
If you are going to irrigate your taro patch, I‘ll do the same with mine. Repo tāvari, taro swamp.

Nāku ‘ua te repo tāvari i teia ngā‘i.
I‘m the only one in this area that has a taro swamp.

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