‘uānga

‘uānga,

1. (-‘ia), v.i. Have offspring.

Mē ‘uānga tēnā moa, e ‘ōmai koe i tēta‘i toa nāku.
If that fowl has chickens let me have one of the roosters;

Kua rekareka rāua nō tei ‘uānga‘ia tā rāua tamaiti.
They were delighted because their son has children;

Kāre ‘aia i ‘uānga‘ia.
He had no issue;

Nō roto mai i tēia tīnana puaka te ‘uānga‘anga mai o tāku ‘ānana puaka.
My herd of pigs were bred out of this sow.

2. Descendants, breed, stock.

‘E ‘uānga tangata māro‘iro‘i ē te roroa.
They are a strong and tall breed of men;

Nō roto mai tō rātou tupu‘anga i te ‘uānga Tiāmani.
They are descended from German stock;

Kāre tōna ‘uānga i ‘oki ana ki tō rātou ipukarea.
His descendants never returned to their homeland.

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