tūparapara

tūparapara, (-‘ia), fq. tūpara.

1. Smear, smudge, rub out.

Kua tūparapara te ‘inika,nō tei kore i marō i tōpiri ei ‘aia i te puka. The ink smudged because it wasn’t dry when he shut the book; Tūparapara‘ia tēnā au mea ka tātā ‘aka‘ou ei kia mānea.
Wipe them off and write them up again neatly.

2. Smears, etc.

Mē ‘e tūparapara pēni,‘ei kāratī ni roa e mā ai. If they are paint smears, you really need kerosene to get them off.

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