pangepange

pangepange, (-a, -‘ia), fq. pange. Support, prop up, back up.

Tē pangepange nei mātou i tēta‘i au pā‘ata ‘akari kia kore e taea e te puaka.
We are putting these trays of copra up on supports so that the pigs can’t get at them;

‘E tangata pangepange tika ai koe i tāna tuatua.
You always support what he says.
[pange RR.]

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