/ (rɑːəŋɡiː) /
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NZ the sky
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
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Word Origin for rangi
from Rangi, the sky god of Māori mythology
Words nearby rangi
range oil, range paralysis, range pole, ranger, range table, rangi, ranging pole, rangiora, rangoli, Rangoon, rangpur
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How to use rangi in a sentence
Thus was the separation accomplished, and Rangi and Papa must for ever remain asunder.The Long White Cloud|William Pember Reeves
Te Rangi-hina-kau, Whakawhiria, and a party of others sallied out from the stockade and met their enemy skirmishing in the bush.The adventures of Kimble Bent|James Cowan
In Maori mythology Rangi is the personification of the sky, and Papa of earth.The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead|James George Frazer
So they all consulted as to what should be done with their parents, Rangi and Papa.
But Tane pushed and pushed: Rangi was driven far away into the air.