vari1

vari1, n.

1. Mud, slush.

‘Ākara kā kī tō piripou i te vari.
Look out, you‘ll get mud all over your trousers.

2. Muddy.

Kua vari te mataara.
The road is muddy;

‘Aere kiritia tō tāmaka vari.
Go and take your muddy shoes off;

‘Auraka e ‘apai vari i te taro ki te ‘are.
Don’t take the still muddy


taro to the house.
[Pn. *wali1.]

Leave a Reply