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    1. Ten, tenth. E aere koe e kimi e tai ngauru akari. Go and look for ten ripe coconuts; Eia ngauru aau anani i aao ei? E varu. How many tens of (i.e. reckoning in tens) oranges did you put in? Eighty (eight(tens)); E aao koe okotai ngauru ma rima moko taro ki roto i te kikau. Put fifteen taro tops (shoots for propagation) into the basket; Kua aere au ki Nutireni i te mataiti okotai tauatini, e iva anere, e rima ngauru ma itu. I went to New Zealand in 1957; Ko te ngauru teia i taku pia anani i aoao ei. This is the tenth crate of oranges that I have packed; nga ture e tai ngauru. the Ten Commandments.
    2. The ten (of a card suit). E ngauru taimana tana kapi pere openga. His last card was the ten of diamonds; E pea ngauru toku. I’ve got a pair of tens.
    3. (Bib.). Tithe. No te popo e no te ngauru, for the first fruits and for the tithes (Neh. 12.44); ta kotou au atinga ra, e ta kotou ngauruanga, your sacrifices and your tithes (Deut. 12.6). [Pn. *ha„afulu.]

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