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1. (verb) to desire, yearn for.

E ingo ana ahau ki te haere (W 1971:78). / I want to go.


Synonyms: tameme, wawata, warawara, wara, konau, muri aroha, kōnohi, āwhitu, ohia, murimuri aroha, ingoingo, hōkaka


2. (noun) desire, yearning, hope, wish, want.

Ka nui te ingo o te kuia kia kite i tana mokopuna. / The elderly woman had a great yearning to see her grandchild.


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