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Hōngongoi Play

1. (personal noun) second lunar month of the Māori year - approximately equivalent to July.

I te marama o Hōngongoi, kua tino mātao te tangata, me te tahutahu ahi, ka pāinaina (HM 2/1990:3) / In the month of July a person is very cold and must light a fire and warm oneself.

See also Takurua

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