karaponga

karaponga, n. Throat.

‘E karaponga mamae tōna.
He’s got a sore throat;

Kua tī pū takakē‘ia te karaponga o te moa.
The fowl’s throat was severed;

te mātipi ki tō karaponga,
a knife to your throat (Prov. 23.2). [Ta. *karapo”a.]

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