varevare2

varevare2, v.i. Be very young and still quite helpless.

Tē varevare ‘uā ra ‘aia i mate ei tōna māmā.
He was only a babe-in-arms when his mother died;

‘E tamaiti varevare ‘ua, kāre e kite meitaki i te tuatua.
He is still only a baby, he can’t talk properly yet.
[vare2 RR.]

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