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whakapā hē Play

1. (verb) to charge (legal), accuse, allege.

Nā ka anga rātou ka whakapā hē ki a ia, ka mea, Kua mau i a mātou tēnei tangata e kukume kē ana i te iwi, e mea ana kia kaua e hoatu te takoha ki a Hiha, e kī ana he kīngi ia, ko te Karaiti (PT Ruka 23:2). / And they began to accuse him, saying, We found this fellow perverting the nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that he himself is Christ a king.


Synonyms: whakatuaki, hāmene, whakapae


2. (noun) charge (legal), accusation, allegation.

Nā tū ana ngā tohunga nui me ngā karaipi, kaha rawa hoki tā rātou whakapā hē ki a ia (PT Ruka 23:10). / And the chief priests and scribes stood and vehemently accused him.


Synonyms: whakapaepae, heitara, whakapae, kupu whakapae


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