ungaunga1, (-‘ia), fq unga.
1. Send somebody off, esp. on an errand.
Kua ungaunga atū ra ‘aia ia rātou kia ‘oki ki tō rātou ngutu‘are.
Then he sent them all back to their homes;
Kua riria rāua nō tāna ungaunga putuputu ia rāua.
They were annoyed at him sending them here and there on errands;
Kua ungaunga‘ia rātou kia ‘aere ki va‘o.
They were told to go outside.
2. n. Messenger, herald.
‘E ungaunga ‘aia nā te ariki.
He is the High Chief’s messenger.