vao‘o

vao‘o, (-a, -‘ia). Put, leave, lay down, put off (postpone).

Ka vao‘o koe i tēnā ‘apinga ki ‘ea?
Where are you going to put it?;

E vao‘o koe i te kāka‘u ki roto i te pi‘a.
Put the clothes in the chest;

E vao‘o koe iāia kia kaikai.Put him down and let him eat; Kua vao‘o‘ia taua ‘enuā ra kiāia.
The land was left to him;

Kua vao‘o‘ia ki ‘ea‘?
Where was it left (put)?;

Kua vao‘o‘ia te ‘uipā-‘anga.
The meeting was postponed.

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