kōnoni

kōnoni, v.i. Scramble, scrimmage, make a mad rush (of a jostling crowd), crowd together.

Kua kōnoni te mātakitaki ki roto i te ‘are i te topa‘anga te ua.
The spectators scrambled into the building when the rain came down;

‘Auraka kōtou e kōnoni ‘ua ki te ngā‘i ‘okota‘i.
Don’t all crowd together in one place;

Nō te kōnoni ā te tamariki ki roto i te ‘are teata kua ‘ati‘ati tēta‘i au no‘o‘anga.
Because the children rampaged into the cinema several chairs got broken. [kō-4, noni1.]

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