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harakeke

flax

Ka hoatu au i tāku putiputi harakeke tuatahi ki tōku hoa.
I will give/gift my first flax flower to my friend.
- this is an example of an active sentence

Kua tukua e au tāku putiputi harakeke tuatahi ki tōku hoa.
My first flax flower has been sent to my friend by me.
- this is an example of a passive sentence

Two other words meaning give are hōmai and hoatu.



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