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v.i. Bothered, troubled, worried, beset with difficulties or tasks, busy; trouble etc. Kare rava koe i akara mai ana iaku i toku manataanga. You never concerned yourself about me when I was in trouble; no toku manata i te penianga toku are, because I was busy with painting my house; Auraka koe e manata, ka rauka iaku i te rave i tena angaanga. Don’t worry, I can do that work; E tangata manata tika ai koe. You are a real nuisance; auraka koe e manata, excuse me, (or) pardon (used to preface a request or an apology). Auraka koe e manata no te ka akaruke au ia kotou. Excuse me for having to leave you now; me kare koe e manata, if you don’t mind. (See mana-manata, akamana(mana)ta, tamana-(mana)ta.)

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