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wahine / wāhine

wahine / wāhine: woman, wife / women

Ko Kelly tōku wahine.
Kelly is my wife.
- this is an example of an equative sentence

He wahine a Kelly.
Kelly is a woman.
- this is an example of a classifying sentence

Kei konei ngā wāhine.
The women are over here.
- this is an example of a locative sentence

He kaiako tērā wahine.
That woman is a teacher.
- this is an example of a classifying sentence



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