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haumāuiui Play

1. (verb) to be accomplished, achieved, attained (through hard work).

Mei kore koutou ka kore rawa tēnei mahi e tutuki, e haumāuiui. / If it wasn't for you all this task would never have been achieved.

2. (noun) result of one's toil, work accomplished, accomplishment, achievement, attainment.

Haere, e te hoa, mā muri nei e mihi tō haumāuiui kua waiho iho hei taonga tongarerewa mā ngā uri whakatupu (HJ 2015:197). / Farewell, my friend, and those left behind will acknowledge the results of your hard work that have been left as precious treasures for the coming generations.

Synonyms: taeatanga, whakatutukitanga, whakatutuki

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