kōnoninoni

kōnoninoni, v.i., fq. kōnoni. Mill around, rush here and there (of a crowd).

Kua kōnoninoni te tangata ki te pae i te mataara kia kite i te Ariki va‘ine i te ‘aere‘anga mai.
People crowded the side of the road to see the Queen coming;

Kua kōnoninoni te aronga tu‘epōro ki runga i te pōro.
The rugby players scrimmaged for the ball;

Kōnoninoni te ‘anga‘anga i runga i te uāpu.
There is furious activity on the wharf. [kō-4, noni RR.]

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