vare‘ae

vare‘ae, v.i. Jealous, envious, jealousy, envy.

Kua vare‘ae ‘aia i tōna taeake.
He was jealous of his friend;

Kua vare‘ae ‘a Māui kiā Rī.
Māui was jealous of Rī;

Kua vare‘ae‘ia ‘aia e te tamariki nō te ‘akapere-pere a te pū‘āpi‘i iāia.
The other children were jealous of him because the teacher made him a pet pupil;

Ko te tū rāi te reira o te aronga vare‘ae.
That’s the way jealous people always behave;

Kua tupu tōna vare‘ae.
His envy was aroused.

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