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mihi

to greet, a greeting

He mihi tērā ki te whānau whānui.
That was a greeting to the extended family.
- this is an example of a classifying sentence

E tū ki te mihi.
Stand up to greet.
- this is an example of a command in simple active form

Mihi atu ki ōu kaumātua.
Greet your elders.
- this is an example of a command in simple active form

Kei te mihi te koroua ki ngā manuhiri.
The elderly man is greeting the visitors.
- this is an example of an active sentence

He pai tā te koroua mihi.
The elderly man’s greeting was appropriate.
- this is an example of a classifying sentence


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