‘ōngai, (Bib.) ‘ongoai. Mother-in-law, father-in-law.
Tē ora nei rāi tōku metua tāne ‘ōngai, kua ‘aere rā ki Ma‘uke.
My father-in-law is still alive, but he has gone to Ma‘uke;
Kua āru atū ra ‘aia i tōna metua va‘ine ‘ōngai.
She went away with her mother-in-law;
Tiaki aturā Mose i te mamoe a tona metua ongoai.
Then Moses went to look after his father-in-law’s sheep (Ex.3.1). [Pn. *fu”ao-ai.]