‘inga‘inga

‘inga‘inga, v.i., fq. ‘inga. Topple, lean over.

Kia tūtaka‘ia te ‘enua i muri ake i taua ‘uri‘ia‘angā ra, ‘e mānganui te ‘are ē te rākau tei ‘inga‘inga.
When the island was inspected after the hurricane, there were many trees and houses down;

E ‘akaātea viviki i te au rākau tei ‘inga‘inga ki runga i te mataara.
Hurry up and clear the trees that have fallen onto the road. ‘Inga‘ingā moe, to be half-asleep on one’s feet (rocking to and fro), nodding off.

Kua ‘inga‘ingā moe ‘aia.
He’s half-asleep on his feet;

ma te tū ‘inga‘ingā moe,
as if nodding off.
[‘inga RR.]

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