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moenga Play

1. (noun) bed, sleeping place.

Kātahi ka maranga ake i runga i tōna moenga, ka ngoi atu ki waho o te whare ki te tiriti (KO 16/3/1885:8). / Then he rose from his bed and crawled out of the house to the street.


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2. (noun) marriage.

Tokotoru ngā tamariki a Mere i ētehi atu i mua i tō rāua moenga (TTR 1998:2). / Mere had three children by others before their marriage.


whāriki moenga Play

1. (noun) mattress.


moenga roa Play

1. (noun) long sleep - a euphemism for death.

Nō te 4 o ngā hāora o te 17 o ngā rā o Oketopa nei ka moe tētahi koroua nō Niu Tīreni i te moenga roa, he rangatira nui a ia nō tētahi o ngā hapū nui o Te Tai Rāwhiti o Aotearoa (TPH 16/12/1905:2). / At 4 o'clock on 17 October an elderly man from New Zealand slept the long sleep. He was an important chief of a large tribe of the East Coast of the North Island.


moenga whakawerewere Play

1. (noun) hammock.

Tērā tētahi koroheke, he nui rawa tōna mate, e takoto ana i runga i te moenga whakawerewere (THM 1/4/1885:3). / There was an elderly man who was seriously ill and was lying on a hammock.


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