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mura

1. (stative) be glowing, ablaze, alight, blazing, burning, on fire.

Ko ōna rīngi he koura, he taimana katoa, mura katoa tōna āhua i ngā taimana (TPH 22/5/1905:5). / Her rings were all of gold and diamonds and her appearance was alight with diamonds.

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Synonyms: kongange,


2. (noun) blaze, flame.

Kātahi ka titiro ki waho o tōna wini, ka kite ia kua horapa katoa te mura ki ngā wāhi katoa o te whare (TPH 15/9/1900:6). / Then she looked out her window and she saw that the flames had spread to all parts of the house.

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