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kehu Play

1. (stative) be brown, reddish, reddish-brown.

Ko te uru, he kehu, arā, i āhua whero, ā, kāhore i tikitikia; he mea puhipuhi kia pūhihi, ā nui noa atu te āhua pokuru, me te āhua whanewhane nei i te tū mai (JPS 1896:4). / Their hair was also light-coloured, that is reddish, and never bound up in a top-knot, it was bunched out to be stiff, and appeared in lumps (or tufts), and they looked irritable as they stood there.

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