ngore

ngore, (-a, –‘ia), v.t. Cut close, cut very short (to leave a bare look), shave (head); crop, prune hard (leaves).

‘Auraka koe e ngore i tōna katu.
Don’t clip his hair too close;

Kua ngorea e Va‘ine te katu o Maru.
Va‘ine cut Maru’s hair close to the scalp;

‘Eia‘a koe e ngore roa i te rau o te tōmāti.
Don’t prune the tomatoes too hard. (See ngorengore, māngore(ngore).)

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