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Be night, be dark. Blind, sightless (of the eyes). Night, darkness. Special day, celebrated occasion. The Polynesian underworld. Days of yore, the distant past. The Christian hell. Po kai, a day of feasting. Po Mataiti, New Year


    1. v.i. Fork (of road, river, tree), a fork (in road etc.). Te ngai i amanga ai te ara, the place where the road forks; me tae koe ki te amanga o te kauvai, when you get to the fork in the river,
    2. n. A forked stick with hook attached used when fishing for conejo. [a-, manga1.]