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v.i. Rough (of the sea); waves; swell. Kua ngaru te tai. The sea is rough; Te ngaru ra te tai. There was a rough sea running; Kare e meitaki te patia i runga i te akau, e tai ngaru. It’s no good for harpooning on the reef, there’s a rough sea; Kua peke to matou vaka i te ngaruanga te tai. Our canoe went adrift when the sea got rough; No te mamaata i te ngaru, kua opu to matou vaka. The waves were so big that our canoe sank; Kua popoki te ngaru ki runga i te mato. The waves dashed against the cliff; Ka aere tatou ka tupaorooro ngaru. Let’s go surf-riding; Kua topa ia tua-ngaru. Were past that hurdle (that wave crest has dropped behind). [Pn. *„alu.]

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