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amingi

(-a, -ia).

    1. Bend something. E amingi i te niuniu. Bend the wire; Ka ati me amingi koe. Itll break if you bend it.
    2. v.i. Bend, curve, (be) bent. Kua amingi te mataara ki te tua kaui. The road curved away to the left; te ngai amingi o te mataara, the bend in the road; Ka tano ei rakau amingi ra., A bent stick is what is needed; Kua amingi te mouranga. The handle is bent.
    3. n. A bend, corner. E mea tau kia akatikaia te amingi o te mataara. The bend in the road ought to be straightened out. [a-, mingi.]

emi

to be respectful, caring in attitude.