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ruku(hia)

dive, plunge

I ruku ngā kōtiro ki roto i ngā ngaru.
The girls plunged into the waves.
- this is an example of an active sentence

Kei te ruku pāua a Manu.
Manu is diving for pāua.
- this is an example of an active sentence

Haere mai e tama, rukuhia ngā pāua a Tangaroa nei.
Come here son, dive for the pāua belonging to Tangaroa.
- this is an example of a passive sentence
- this is an example of using "a" possession


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