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v.i. Split, crack(ed). Kua ngatata teia ngai i te paruru o te are. The wall of the house is cracked in this place; Kua ngatata tena pia, kare e meitaki i te vairanga kapu. That box is split, it’s no good for keeping the cups in; E mea tau kia akarukeia teia rakau ngatata. This split plank ought to be thrown away; I te ngatataanga te taua i tona are, kua manako aia ka akaou akaou. When the floor of his house started cracking, he decided to renew it again. [cf. ngatatatata, ta-ngatata, ta-ngatatatata.]

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