ngenge, v.i. Numb, tingling (due to restricted circulation).
Kua ngenge tōku rima i te tāki ‘ua‘anga ki runga.
My hands were numb from keeping them held up;
Kua peke te ngenge i tōku vaevae.
The pins and needles have gone from my leg;
Kāre e rauka iāia i te tū ki runga i te ngenge‘anga tōna ngā vaevae.
He couldn’t stand up when both his legs went dead.