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kai(nga)

eat / food

E kai ana te pēpi i ngā rīwai.
The baby is eating the potatoes.
- this is an example of an active sentence

E kainga ana ngā rīwai e te pēpi.
The potatoes are being eaten by the baby.
- this is an example of a passive sentence

Kainga tāu āporo!
Eat your apple!
- this is an example of a command in simple passive form

He kai pai te kūmara.
Kumara is good food. (Kumara is good/healthy food.)
- this is an example of a classifying sentence 




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