tūranga

tūranga, nom.

1. Site (of house etc.), seat (e.g. of government), locale, location (place where anything is erected or takes place).

Nō tō mātou tupuna tāne te reira tūrangā ‘are.
That house site belongs to our grandfather;

Ko Rarotonga te tūranga o te kavamani o teia pā ‘enua.
Rarotonga is the seat of government in these islands;

Ko te tūranga tārekareka tēia.
This is where the sports are held.

2. Place where one stands or lives, place which one occupies.

‘E tūranga ngāueue kore tōna i runga i taua ‘enuā ra.
He has an indisputable right to occupy that land.
[1, -ranga.]

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