nga‘anga‘ae

nga‘anga‘ae, v.i., fq. nga‘ae. Torn (in several places); rips.

Kua nga‘anga‘ae tō‘ou kāka‘u nō te kanga i ta‘atai.
You got your dress torn playing on the beach;

Kāre koe e ‘akamā ana i te nga‘anga‘ae i tō‘ou kāka‘u?
Aren’t you ashamed of all those tears in your clothes?;

Kua ‘aere kāka‘u nga‘anga‘ae ‘aia ki te tārekareka.
He went to games wearing torn gear. [nga‘ae rR.]

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