uira2

uira2, n.

1. Lightning.

Kua kōrapa te uira.
The lightning flashed.

2. Electric, electricity.

‘E a‘i uira tei roto i tōna ‘are.
He has electricity in his house;

Tē ‘akatūtū poupou a‘i uira nei mātou.
We are putting up electricity poles. A‘i uira, mōrī uira, electric torch.
[Pn. *‘uhila.]

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