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mahana

warm

Kei te mahana te wai?
Is the water warm?
- this is an example of an active sentence

Auē! Ka mahana haere te kaimoana i te rā.
Oh dear! The seafood is getting warm in the sun.
- this is an example of a stative sentence

whakamahana means to warm, for example,

Ka whakamahana au i te kai.
I will warm the food.
- this is an example of an active sentence



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