tiare, n. Flower, flowering plant.
Kua pū‘era‘era te tiare.
The flowers are in bloom;
‘E ruru tiare tei tuku‘ia kiāia.
She was handed a bouquet;
Tē vāere ‘āua tiarē ra ‘aia.
She is weeding the flower garden. Tiare āru rā, sunflower. Tiare māori, gardenia
(Gardenia taitensis). ‘E tiare māori tei runga i tōna taringa.
He has got a
behind his ear. Tiare moe, a flower growing near beach, whose petals open at dusk and close again at dawn. Tiare taina, a flower similar to
‘E manongi tiare taina tōna.
She has some hair oil perfumed with