upe2

upe2, n

1. Dew.

Tē ka‘atea ‘uā ra te upe i runga i te matie i te pōpongi‘anga ake.
The dew was glittering white on the grass the next morning;

‘E pō upe tēia.
There is a dew tonight.

2. A cool land breeze.

Kāre e meitaki ‘aka‘ou te rama, kua pakari te upe.
It’s no good going on torch fishing now, the land breeze is too strong.

3. Blow (of the land-breeze).

Mē kore e upe i teia pō, ka meitaki te rama.
If the land breeze doesn’t blow tonight, torch fishing should be alright.

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