varāoa

varāoa, (Bib. faraoa), n. Bread, piece of bread, loaf of bread. Varāoa mata, flour. Varāoa ‘ōpue, bread. Varāoa kēke, sweet biscuits. Varāoa pakapaka, cabin bread.

Kāre au e ‘inangaro i te varāoa ‘ōpue, ‘e varāoa pakapaka tāku.
I don’t want the bread, I’ve got biscuits here;

Tē tunu varāoa nei au.
I‘m baking bread;

Kua puta te pūtē varāoa mata.
There is a hole in the sack of flour;

Kōputā‘ia te tini varāoa.
Open up the tin of biscuits. Tangata tunu varāoa, baker. Varāoa tāpata, buttered bread. Varāoa rōra, bread roll.
[Eng. flour.]

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