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Te Pihinga: Te Wāhanga Tuatahi

Fill in the gaps

Fill in the gaps

Haere ai rātou ki te whare karakia ia Rātapu
Showing habitual action

You have already learnt several uses of ai. This word ai is also used following active or passive verbs to indicate that something is done regularly or habitually. Note that no particles precede the verb in this usage.

Hei tauira:

a. Totohe ai rāua. They argue regularly.
e. He tokomaha ngā tāngata o Ōtepoti kanikani ai i ngā Hātarei. There are many Dunedin residents who dance on Saturdays.

For further explanations and examples see Te Pihinga p.8

Pānuitia mai ngā rerenga kōrero nei, ā, ka whakakī ai i te āputa ki ngā kupu e tika ana.
Read the sentences below and figure out the missing words to fill the gap.

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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