unga2

unga2, (ungā‘ia). Send somebody off on an errand, send for, summon.

Kua unga ‘aia ia rātou kia ‘akakī i te au vairangā-vai o te puaka ki te vai.
He sent them to fill the pigs’ troughs with water;

Kāre e tau iāku i te unga ‘aka‘ou iāia.
I can’t very well send him again;

Kua ungā‘ia tō tamaiti e au.
I’ve sent your child on an errand;

‘Ea‘a koe i unga ai iāia?
Why did you send him?;

Kua unga au iāia kia ‘aere mai ki te umukai.
I sent for him to come to the feast.
[Pn. *u„a.]