‘o‘oni

‘o‘oni, (-a, -‘ia). Bite (mainly dialectal, cf. Rar. kakati).

Kua irinaki tona rima ki runga i te ngaika, ooniia maira aia e te ovi.
He rested his hand on the (mortar) wall and got bitten by a snake (Amos. 5.19). [‘oni rR.]

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