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A'ma, s. Bearers of the dead; also the proper name of a person.

A'ma Dúdu; Name of a certain bird.

A'mama, v.n. A gaping.

A'mani, s. A cartridge-box.

A'mo-wia, v.n. Bear (thou) upon thy shoulders, or carry thou &c.

A'mu, v.n. Eating by morsels; as, “E ámu ána;” also the proper name of a person.

Amúa, s. Name of a certain creeping thing.

Amúa, s. Name of a certain beast.

Amúti, s. A privy.

A'na, p. His, hers, &c. (See Grammar.)

A'na; auxiliary verb, signifying doing, or does; acting, or acts; performing, or performs; shining, or shines, &c. It is taken from a, animation, and na, putting, or shewing it forth. “E pátu ána te tángata; The man strikes &c.” (See the Paradigma.)

A'nake, e.a. Only; also, Náke náke.

Anamáta, ad. Some time hence.

A'nga, s. v.n.s. A party engaged in work; conversation; a workman; also the work; also the proper name of a person.

Angánga, s. A man's scull.

A'nga-ánga; Coalition, cohesion.

A'nga-ánga, v.n. Cleaving together; as, “E ánga-ánga ána ráua; They agree together.”

Angaréka, s. a. v. n. ad.s. A joke. a. Jocular; as, “E tángata angaréka; A jocular man.” v.n. Joking; as, “E angaréka ána te tángata; The man jokes.” ad. Jocularly; as, “E koréro angaréka ána te tángata; The man speaks jocularly.”

A'nga Tániwa; A party, or company, of sea-gods, called Tániwa; also the proper name of a person.

A'ngi; Name of a certain tree; a native oven; also the proper name of a person.