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Teeia

This (this one with me, this one by me)

arangaranga

v.i., fq. aranga.,

    1. Bob up, show above ground or water . Kua arangaranga aere ua te kiko o te kumara. The tubers of the kumara showed here and there above ground; Ko te au tarua arangaranga aere ua ta korua e kiriti. You must only pull off the tarua tubers which are sticking up out of the ground; Kua kitea atu to ratou katu i te aranga-rangaanga i muri mai i te patu. Their heads were seen sticking up from behind the wall.
    2. Feel surge of excitement, surprise, or alarm. E aa te mea i aranga-ranga ua ai a roto ia kotou? What are you so excited about? [a-, ranga1 RR.]