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v.i. Rough-surfaced, scratched up. E au koe i teia rakau maongaonga kia pateka. Plane this rough timber down smooth; Kua maongaonga te rakau i te varuiaanga ki te anga moina. Scratching with a piece of glass had left the wood all rough; Kua maongaonga te takere o te vaka. The bottom of the canoe had scrape marks on it; Kua maongaonga te taua o te are i te tukitukiiaanga ki te toka. The floor of the house was pitted through being hammered with a stone. (See akamaongaonga, tamaongaonga.) [? ma-, onga RR.]

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