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mahau Play

1. (noun) porch, verandah.

I ngā hōtēra o Ingarangi tērā ētahi tohu kei runga i ngā mahau tomokanga atu e piri mai ana (TTT 1/10/1921:5). / With the hotels of England there are some signs attached above the entrance porches.

māhau Play

1. (pronoun) for you - used when the possessor will have control of the relationship or is dominant, active or superior to what will be possessed, Dialectal variation of māu.

Nā wai i homai ngā kai māhau? (Tr 1874:43). / Who gave the food for you?

See also māu

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