ngō‘ie, -ngō‘ie

ngō‘ie, -ngō‘ie. With ease, without difficulty (cf. the antonym ngatā).

Ka rauka ngō‘ie ‘ua iāku i te tiki i te vairākau.
I can quite easily get the medicine;

‘E ‘anga‘anga ngō‘ie ‘ua tēnā i te rave.
That’s a very easy job to handle. ‘Akarongo ngō‘ie, obedient.

‘E tamaiti ‘akarongo ngō‘ie tēia i te tuatua.
This boy does what he’s told. Tāki ngō‘ie, easy to lift, easily lifted. Tono ngō‘ie, easy to send on an errand, biddable, tractable. [Pn. *„aofie.]

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