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kōrerorero Play

1. (verb) (-hia,-ngia,-tia) to talk, discuss, converse, chat.

Kātahi rātau ka rongo e kōrerorero ana tētahi iwi o roto i te kohu (HP 1991:6). / Then they heard some people talking in the fog.

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2. (noun) dialogue, conversation, discussion, chat.

I tēnei kai i muri nei, kāore i whai kōrero ngā tāngata, engari i āhuareka noa iho ā rātou kōrerorero ki a rātou anō (TWMNT 19/2/1874:40). / At this later meal the people didn't make speeches but just enjoyed their discussions amongst themselves.

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