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tokomaha Play

1. (stative) be many, numerous, lots of, increased - when referring to people.

Kua tokomaha kē ngā Pākehā kua noho haere i ngā motu e rua nei (TTT 1/4/1922:6). / The number of Pākehā living in these two islands has increased.

See also maha

2. (noun) many people, a crowd, majority.

He tokomaha tonu ngā Māori kei te tāone e noho ana, nō reira hoki tētahi take i tika ai kia tū te mīhana ki reira (TP 7/1913:6). / There are quite a lot of Māori living in town, so that's a reason why it's appropriate that the mission be established there.

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