Historical loan words
to take breath, inhale, catch breath, rest, refresh, relax.
He kī atu ōna tākuta kia whakangā, me mutu te haere i waho, kore rawa ia e ngawhere (TP 5/1910:1). / His doctors told him to rest and to stop going outside, but he would not give in.
He takiwā whakangā nō tātau te ngahuru, te takurua, tae atu ki te tīmatanga o te kōanga (TTT 1/8/1929:1037). / Autumn, winter and the beginning of spring are relaxing times.
rest, relaxation, breather, time out, holiday, break, leave, vacation, spell.
Kāore te Kīngi i pai kia whakararurarutia te Kuīni, he whakangā hoki nāna taua haere (TP 5/1910:1). / The King didn't want to bother the Queen because that trip was a holiday.
to make to call out, cause to squawk.
Ka whakangaetia te mōkai (W 1971:226). / The decoy bird was made to squawk.
rest day, weekend.
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