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tangere Play

1. (noun) bottom, hull, keel (of a canoe, boat, etc.).

I kite atu anō ia i te kāpene i runga i te tangere o te poti e noho ana, ā kahakina atu ana e te tai. I kite hoki ia i ngā tāngata i roto i te wai e pōhutuhutu ana (TWMNT 3/8/1875:175). / He saw the captain on hull of the boat, but he was carried off by the sea. He also saw the men splashing about in the water.

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