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kua kore Play

1. no longer - a negative used to express the loss, absence, destruction or departure of something. It is usually used to mean that something is no longer the case. Often followed by he or a possessive.

Kua kore he ika i konei ināianei. / There are no fish here now.
(Te Pihinga Textbook (Ed. 2): 89-90; Te Pihinga Study Guide (Ed. 1): 55;)

See also kua


2. (particle) will not now be, will no longer, not anymore, won't be - also used for the future to say that something is not going to happen as expected with the implication that there has been a change of mind.

Kua kore au e pōti mō Te Rōpū Reipa i tēnei tau. / I will not now be voting for the Labour Party this year.
(Te Pihinga Textbook (Ed. 2): 89-90;)


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