ngenge

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.

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