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āwhitu

1. (verb) to feel regret, feel hurt, yearn for.

E āwhitu ana tōku ngākau ki ngā kai kīhai i nui mai ki a au (W 1971:25). / I yearn for the foods that I don't have much of.

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Synonyms: tameme, wawata, warawara, wara, konau, muri aroha, ingo, kōnohi, ohia, murimuri aroha, ingoingo, hōkaka

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