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v.i. Drop, fall off (as fruit from tree), fall out (from a container), sp, fall down (as a wall); fallen etc. Kua marere ua te akari maro ki runga i te one no te pakari o te matangi. The ripe coconuts dropped to the ground, the wind was so strong; Aere mai koi vi marere naau. Come and collect up the fallen mangoes for yourself; Kua marere te moni ki runga i te mataara i te ngaaeanga tona pute piripou. The money dropped on to the road when his pocket split; Kua akamata te rauru oou i te marere. You are starting to lose your hair; Kare rava e tangata i pakia ana i te marereanga te patu o te are. No one was hurt when the wall of the house collapsed. [Np. *ma-lele.]

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