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Ngénge, a. Weary; as, “E tángata ngénge; A weary man.” v.n. Tired; as, “E ngénge ána ra óki' au; I am tired.”
Ngénge tí, s. An insect so called.
Ngére, a. Lazy: proper name of a person.
Ngídu ngídu; A bird so called.
Ngói, s. An old woman; a general name for fish; a right frame of mind; also a proper name.
Ngóiro, s. A fish so called; also a bird so called.
Ngóngi, s. Pure water.
Ngóngoro, s. A snoring noise, v.n. Snoring; as, “Engóngoro ána te tangata; The man snores.”
Ngóto, a. Sufficiently deep; “Kía ngóto te kowáo; Make the hole sufficiently deep.”
Ngu, s. The fish called Squill or Squid; the tattooing upon a New-Zealander's nose.
Ngúngu, s. Walking in a sitting posture; stooping low: name of a person.
Ngütu, s. The lip.