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maukino

1. (verb) (-tia) to ill-treat, abuse, maltreat.

Nāna tēnei tangi mō tana tamāhine, mō Te Uruti, i ngā rongo mai, kei te maukinotia e te tāne (M 2004:76). / She composed this lament for her daughter, Te Uruti, on hearing that she was being ill-treated by her husband.

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Synonyms: kangakanga, whakamania, whakakino, whakamanioro, tunuhuruhuru, takahanga, takahi, tūkino, whakakinokino, takakino


2. (noun) ill-treatment, abuse, mistreatment, maltreatment.

Ka pōuri hoki te tamaiti i te maukino a tōna pāpā i a ia, ka mea ia ki te toromi i a ia anō (TWK 48:19). / And the child was depressed because of his father's abuse, so he decided to drown himself.

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