umu

umu, n. Oven, stove, (lime) kiln.

Tukuna te kai ki raro i te umu.
Put the food down into the oven;

‘E kīkau rau tao umu tēnā.
That is a basket of leaves for covering the oven;

Taria mai te moa ē te puaka tunu umu.
Bring the chicken and pigs that have been roasted in the oven;

Kua māoa pa‘a tēnā umu kai.
I think that oven of food is done now;

‘Akatū‘ia te pū aua‘i o te umu.
Put the stove chimney upright;

Nā‘ai tēnā umu ngaika?
Whose lime kiln is that? Umu papa‘a, introduced types of stove, including primus stove. Umu kāratīni, kerosene stove. Umu varāoa, bread oven.
[Pn. *‘umu1.]

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