‘ue1

‘ue1, n.

1. Gourd, calabash.

Kua ma‘ani ‘aia ‘ē rua ‘ue kava.
He made two gourds of kava;

Tāmā‘ia te ‘ue ‘ei vairanga i te tai ‘akari.
Clean out the calabash to keep the coconut sauce in;

I tiki ‘ue vai ana au.
I’ve been getting a calabash of water;

Tēia te ‘uā ‘ue mē ka ‘inangaro koe.
Here are some gourd seeds if you would like them.

2. Lampshade, globe or glass of table lamp or hurricane lamp.

Kiritia te ‘ue o te mōrī.
Take off the lampshade;

‘E pi‘ā-‘ue mōrī tēia kua iraira nga‘ā rā.
There is a carton of lamp globes here but they are cracked. ‘Ue ‘enua, native to the land.

Ko ia pa‘a tei kite i tēnā pe‘e, ‘e ‘ue ‘enua ‘oki ‘aia.
Maybe he will know that chant, he was born and bred there.
[Pn. *fue1.]

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