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aroha(ina,tia)

aroha(ina,tia): love

Ka nui taku aroha mōu, e te tau!
I love you very much, my darling!

Kei te aroha te whaea ki tāna tamaiti.
The mother loves her child.
- this is an example of an active sentence

aroha always takes ‘ki’ rather than ‘i’.

Kei te arohaina te tamaiti e tōna whaea.
The child is loved by his mother.
- this is an example of a passive sentence

Arohatia te reo!
Love the language!
- this is an example of a passive sentence



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