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ākonga

1. (noun) student, pupil, learner, protégé.

I reira ka kimihia e ia he wahine tōtika mā tana ākonga (TTR 1998:3). / There an appropriate wife was sought for his protégé.

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2. (noun) disciple.

Ā, nō ka ahiahi, ka haere ana ākonga ki te moana (PT Hoani 6:16). / And when even was now come, his disciples went down unto the sea.

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kāhui ākonga onamata

1. (noun) alumni, former students.

ākonga o mua

1. (noun) alumnus, alumni, old pupil, former pupil, former student, old boy, old girl.

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