kāvenga

kāvenga, nom.

1. Load, anything carried.

Ko te kāvenga mua tei ‘ākara‘ia.
It was the first load that was inspected.

2. (also kavenga, kave‘anga). An emotional transport. Kāvengā riri, transport of rage, flare up of anger.

‘E kāvengā riri ‘ua tērā nōku.
I just suddenly lost my temper, that’s all. [kave1, -nga2.]

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