vaevae1

vaevae1, n. Leg, foot.

‘E tangata vaevae māro‘iro‘i koe i te ‘aere.
You have got good legs for walking;

Tē vairākau vaevae maki nei au nō Pē.
I‘m treating Pē’s bad leg;

‘Auraka e oriori i te kaingākai,kua ‘ati tēta‘i vaevae. Don’t wobble the table, it has a broken leg. Vaevae piki, crooked, crippled leg. Ka rauka ia tātou i teianei i te tū ki runga i tō tātou vaevae.
We‘ll be able to stand on our own feet now.

E ‘akamingi mai koe i tō‘ou vaevae.
Bend your knees.
[Pn. *wa‘e.]

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