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.