ngāruerue

ngāruerue, v.i. Quake, shake (of the ground).

Kua ngāruerue te ‘enua.
The earth shook. Ngāruerue ‘enua, n. v.i., earthquake.

Kua ‘akarongo mātou i te ngāruerue ‘enua i Nūtirēni.
We heard about the earthquake in New Zealand;

mē ngāruerue ‘enua,
when an earthquake occurs. [nga-1, -rue RR, Pn. *„alue.]

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