karanga

karanga, (-‘ia).

1. Say, tell, remark, state.

E ‘akakite koe kiāia i tāku i karanga atu kiā koe.
Let him know what I’ve said to you;

Kua karanga ‘aia ki te ‘akavā ē kāre ‘aia i rave ana i te moni.
He told the policeman that he hadn’t taken the money;

Kua rongo au i tōna karanga‘anga ki te pū‘āpi‘i ē kāre koe i te maki.
I heard him telling the teacher that you weren’t sick;

Kua karanga‘ia ē nāku ‘aia i rutu.
It’s been said that I hit him.

2. Call for, summon.

Kua karanga ‘aia i te ‘akavā kia ‘aere mai.
He called for the police to come;

Kua karanga aia i te kai e apai mai nana.
He called for food to be brought for her (Luke 8.55). (See kārangaranga.)

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