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renga Play

1. (verb) to be discoloured, turbid (of water).

Ka āwhā a konei, ka renga te wai o te awa. / When there's a storm here, the water of the river is discoloured.

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2. (verb) to be yellow, light coloured.

Kia renga te kiri o te panana, kua reka te kiko o roto (PK 2008:766). / When the skin of the banana is yellow, the flesh inside is sweet.

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3. (noun) fine particles, meal, pulp, pollen.

Ka horoia atu te renga e mau nei ki ngā karihi (W 1971:336). / The pulp attached to the stones was washed off.

repehinapapa Play

1. (noun) small renga lily, Arthropodium candidum - thin, grass-like leaves only 10-20 cm long are teamed with equally delicate panicles of star-like white flowers in late spring and early summer. Colonies occur wild in shady places, often in rocky or other well drained sites.

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