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Te Pihinga: Te Wāhanga Tuarua

Using ki to say with

Using ki to say with

Whakakīa te taraka ki te penehīni
Using ki to say 'with'

Ki is used to indicate that an instrument is for carrying out some action.  This use of ki is found after a passive verb.

Hei tauira:

Tuhia āu kōrero ki te rorohiko.
Write your story with the computer.

Whakakīa tō kapu ki te wai.
Fill your cup with water.

Ki can also be used with verbs not in the passive but a statement beginning with i must also be present.  

Hei tauira:

Ka horoi ia i te taraka ki te hopi.
He washed the truck with soap.

For further explanations and examples see Te Pihinga p. 25.

Tirohia ngā pikitia o ētahi taputapu kei raro iho nei.  Whakamutua te rerenga kōrero Māori ki te taputapu e kitea ana i ngā pikitia nei.
Below are some pictures of tools for you to look at.  Finish/Complete the Māori sentence using the tools found in each picture.

Don’t forget to use commas, question marks, and fullstops and macrons where appropriate.

Kei wareware i a koe ngā piko, ngā tohu pātai, ngā ira kati me ngā tohutō i ngā wāhi e tika ana.

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