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1. (determiner) my, of mine, belonging to me (more than one thing) - a possessive determiner. Used when the possessor has, or had, control of the relationship or is dominant, active or superior to what is possessed.

Kua ngaro āku ake kōpae pūoro. / My own CDs are missing.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 52-56;)

See also āhaku, wāku


2. (determiner) I have (more than one thing).

He hui āku āpōpō. / I have meetings tomorrow.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 108-110;)


3. Used in these ways listed above when the possessor has control of the relationship or is dominant, active or superior to what is possessed.


(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 54-56, 108-110, 140-141;)


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