veravera

veravera, (-ā, -‘ia). Continuously hot, feverish, burning, pungent.

Kua veravera te motu i runga i tōku vaevae i te mā‘ū‘anga i te tai.
The cut on my leg (burned) when I got the sea water over it;

‘E maki pa‘a tēnā tamaiti, nō reira i veravera ai.
Maybe the child is ill and that’s why he is so hot;

Kāre au i kai i te tai ‘ōporo nō te veravera.
I wouldn’t eat the chilli sauce, it was too hot;

Kua veraverā‘ia te tamaiti e te ‘ōporo.
The chillies made the child feel hot. Raore veravera, peppermints.

Ka ‘inangaro au ‘ē rua paunu raore veravera.
I want two pounds of peppermints.
[vera RR.]

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