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ua1,

1. Rain.

Tikina mai te tāmaru, ka mā‘ū koe i te ua.
Take the umbrella, you‘ll get soaked in the rain. ‘Apinga vāito ua, rain gauge. Ua toka, hail.

‘E ua toka tēia.
It is hailing now. Ua tō‘unga‘unga, drizzle, a few spots of rain. Pereue ua, raincoat.

2. To rain, rainy.

Kā ua pa‘a.
It may be going to rain;

I te ua‘anga kua tatarā‘ara ‘aia nō tei kore i ‘apai i tōna pereue ua.
When it came on to rain, he regretted not bringing his raincoat;

Ka tiaki tāua ‘ei rā ua.
Let’s wait for a rainy day.
[Pn. *‘uha.]

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