Historical loan words
to yearn for, desire.
tameme, wawata, warawara, wara, konau, muri aroha, ingo, kōnohi, āwhitu, ohia, murimuri aroha, hōkaka
Mā kātoa ngā huruhuru o te toroa ingoingo, engari he pango ngā tōpito o ngā parirau. / The feathers of the southern royal albatross are white, but the ends of the wings are black.
desire, aspiration, yearning.
I te hui ka whakapuakina mai te ingoingo o te hunga kātahi anō ka uru mai ki roto i tēnei akoranga mahi. / At the meeting the new intake into this profession expressed their aspirations.
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