varevare‘ae

varevare‘ae, (-‘ia), fq. vare‘ae. Jealous, envious.

Kāre au i kite i te tumu i vare-vare‘ae ei rātou kiāku.
I don’t know what has made them jealous of me;

Kua vare-vare‘ae te va‘ine nō te paru i tāna ‘ura.
The women envied her lissom dancing;

nō tōna varevare‘ae kiāku,
because he is always jealous of me;

Kua riro tō Tāvita tā‘anga ia Koria ‘ei varevare‘ae‘anga nō Taura.
David’s slaying of Goliath made Saul jealous of him.

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