tūngou

tūngou, 1. Droop the head, bow the head.

Kua varea pa‘a ‘aia e te moe, nō reira i tūngou ‘ua ai tōna ūpoko.
Maybe he has dropped off to sleep, that’s why his head has dropped on his breast;

Kua pōkarakara rātou i tōna tūngou‘anga.
They clapped as she bowed before them.

2. Raise the chin or eyebrows in a gesture of agreement, assent.
[Ce. *tu(u)”ou.]

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