nuingāngare. Perfect, absolute. The word occurs in the Bible in the phrase

‘au nuingāngare,
perfect peace.

E au nuingangare tona, koia i irinaki ia koe.
He shall have perfect peace who trusteth in these (Is. 26.3);

E noo oki toku ra iti tangata ki roto i te are au nuingangare.
And my people shall dwell in a house of perfect peace (Is. 32.18).

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