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kangakanga

1. (verb) (-ia) to curse, swear frequently, abuse.


2. (noun) curse, swearing, profanities.

Engari ahakoa ongaonga ana ērā kōrero ki aku taringa, kīhai i hāmeme taku waha, kīhai i tametame, kīhai i paku aha, he mataku nōku kei makere iho he kangakanga noa iho (HM 2/1993:4). / But although those statements were distasteful to my ears, I did not say anything because I was afraid I would just swear.

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