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kupu whakapae

1. (noun) accusation, allegation.

Heoi ko ngā kupu whakapae ko ā Maketū i whāki ai ki a Thomas Spicer, nāna rā te toa i Kororāreka (TTR 1990:43). / The evidence against Maketū were his confessions to Thomas Spicer, who owned the store at Russell.

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Synonyms: whakapaepae, whakapā hē, heitara, whakapae

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