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1. (location) the inside - shortened form of roto i te/ngā (eastern dialect).

Ina ka noho ki whare, ko tāna mahi i tino rawe ai he takoto noa mai i te raho o te whare ki mua i te ahi, kānewha ai (TTR 1998:170). / When she was indoors the thing she really liked to do was to lie on the floor of the house in front of the fire and doze.

2. (location) into, in - shortened form of roto i te/ngā (eastern dialect).

Ka ua, ka neke atu rātou ki whare. / When it rained they moved inside the house.

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