ngāueue

ngāueue, v.i., fq. ngaue. Move to and fro, shake, sway around, waver (of the mind or will), be insecure (of the occupancy of land or title).

Kua mataku te tamaiti i runga i te pū nū i te ngāueue‘anga te pū.
The boy up the coconut-tree was scared when the trunk swayed to and fro;

Kua ngāueue te au pātireia i tēia tamaki‘anga i topa akenei.
The nations were shaken by the last war;

Kāre rave tō‘ou no‘o‘anga ki runga i tēnā ‘enua e ngāueue ē tae ‘ua atu ki tō‘ou ‘openga.
You can’t be moved off this land while you are alive;

‘E no‘o‘anga ngāueue-kore tō‘ou ki runga i tēnā tā‘onga.
Your tenure of that post is inalienable. [ngā-3, ue1 RR.]

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