ungaunga1

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.

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