vera

vera, (verā‘ia), v.i. Hot, heat.

‘E vera.
It’s hot;

‘E pakari te vera.
It’s very hot;

Kua vera te rā, ‘aere mai ki te maru, ‘akangāro‘i.
The sun is hot, come into the shade and take a rest;

Kua ma‘ani ‘aia i tā māua kaope i te vera‘anga te vai.
She made our coffee when the water was hot;

Kā ta‘e te ‘inu mē verā‘ia e te a‘i.
The dripping will melt when the fire warms it up;

Nō te vera, nō reira i kiriti ei ‘aia i tōna pereue.
It was hot, that’s why he took his coat off;

E inu vera ‘ua koe i tā‘au tī.
Drink your tea while it is hot;

Māniania, kā vera tō taringa.
Shut up, or I will warm your ears for you!
[Pn. *wela.]

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