tānga‘ā

tānga‘ā, (-‘ia). Break, shatter, split something.

‘Ea‘a koe i tānga‘ā ai i tāku kapu ‘akari?
Why did you break my coconut cup?;

Kāre e nāku i tānga‘ā, ‘e mea topa ‘ua ki raro mei runga i te kaingākai.
I didn’t break it, it just dropped off the table.

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