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tūmanako

desire, hope for

Ko te tūmanako, ka pai te rā.
It will hopefully be a good day (The hope is that it will be a good day).
- this is an example of an equative sentence

E tūmanako ana au kia hoki mai taku tau ākuanei.
I am hoping my darling will return home soon.
- this is an example of an active sentence

E tūmanako ana au ki te angitu kōrerotia ai e te kaitōrangapū.
I desire the successful outcome that was discussed by the politician.
- this is an example of an active sentence

tūmanako always takes ‘ki’ rather than ‘i’.


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