upoko‘anga

upoko‘anga, nom. Becoming head, ruler, etc.

I tōna upoko‘anga ki runga i taua ‘iti tangatā ra, kua kimi ‘aia i te rāvenga kia tā‘okota‘i rātou.
When he became head of the clan he tried to find a way to get them to work together.
[upoko, -‘anga.]

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