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waewae kai pakiaka Play

1. (noun) one who is experienced at coping with difficult tasks, accomplished, able.

He waewae kai pakiaka, ka taea noa ihotia e ia ēnei mahi (HJ 2012:18). / An experienced person would be able to do these tasks easily.

Synonyms: tareka, kei a [koe] mō te ..., toa, ringa rehe, Kei a ... mō te ..., riwha, taea

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