tangi

noun (1)
\ ˈtaŋē, ˈtäŋē\
plural -s

Definition of tangi

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a Maori funeral rite also : a lamentation or dirge that accompanies it

tangi

noun (2)
tan·​gi | \ (ˈ)täŋ¦gē\
plural -s

Definition of tangi (Entry 2 of 2)

India
: a narrow gorge

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History and Etymology for tangi

Noun (1)

Maori, literally, to mourn, cry

Noun (2)

Persian tangī narrowness, from tang narrow

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