noni1

noni1, (-a). Scramble for something, snatch at something.

Kua noni rātou i te vī para i roto i te pi‘a.
They scrambled for the ripe mangoes in the box;

Te apinga ta ratou i noni ra i te enua o te Philiseti,
the spoil they had seized in the land of the Philistines (1 Sam. 30.16). (See noninoni, kōnoni-(noni), noninga, nonipōro.)

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