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whia Play

1. (numeral) how many? how long? - variation of hia.

Ka whia ngā rā o taua tamaiti ? Ka whā tekau rā, arā, ka ono wiki (KO 15/5/1883:13). / How old was that child? Forty days, that is six weeks.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 5, 16, 63;)

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