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tēneki Play

1. (determiner) this (near or connected with the speaker) - variation of tēnei.

Otirā, kātahi te mahi mōiriiri rawa atu i kitea ko tēnei, arā, tēneki mahi rā a te ope taua Māori, i hau ai te rongo mō ēnei tū mahi (TTR 2000:195). / But this is the most notorious activity that was discovered, that is of this type of exploit for which the Māori battalion was noted.
(Te Kākano Textbook (Ed. 2): 44;)

See also tēnei

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Te Aka Māori-English, English-Māori Dictionary and Index by John C Moorfield. This dictionary comprises a selection of modern and everyday language that will be extremely useful for learners of the Māori language.

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