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n. The south-east quarter (of winds). Kua noo te matangi ki te marangai. The wind sat in the south-east; Kua arara mai te matangi marangai ma te ua katoa i te aruanga mai. A south-east wind got up accompanied by rain. Used in the bible where English has south wind: e kia angiangi maira te matangi ra e marangai, and when the south wind blew softly (Acts 27.13). [Ce. *ma-la„ai.]

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