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tupu(ria), tipu(ria)

grow, develop, flourish, seedling

Kāore ngā putiputi e tupu i te marumaru.
The flowers will not flourish in the shade.
- this is a negative verbal sentence

Ka tipu te rito o te harakeke i tēnei marama.
The new shoots of flax will sprout this month.
- this is an example of an active sentence

Haere ki te whakamākū i ngā tipu.
Go water the seedlings.
- this is an example of a command in simple active form



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