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muri aroha Play

1. (verb) to yearn for, grieve deeply.

Ka muri aroha ki tana hoa kua riro (PK 2008:484). / She grieves deeply for her friend who has departed.


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


2. (noun) deep sympathy, sad thoughts, grief, loving greeting, deep affection.

Māna e homai te muri aroha ki a tāua nā (M 2006:364). / He will give us a loving greeting.


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