tungitungi

tungitungi, (-a). Set fire to, set light to, light.

Kua tungitungi ‘aia i te māti kia pou.
He struck all the matches;

Nō te mā‘ū nō reira i kore ei i kā te tāruta kī kau i tōna tungitungi‘anga.
They were damp, that’s why the pile of coconut leaves wouldn’t burn when he lit them;

Kua tungitungia ‘aia e te ‘enemi ki te ‘āuri vera.
His enemies scorched him with a hot iron.
[tungi RR.]

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