Giving orders using statives
In commands using words which indicate a state, condition or quality, which are sometimes called statives, kia is used in front of these words. Kia indicates that it is desirable that a particular state be achieved.
|Kia kaha!||Be strong!/Get stuck in!|
|Kia tūpato!||Be careful!|
|Kia manawanui!||Be steadfast!|
For further explanations and examples: Te Kākano p. 27
Translate into English.
Kei wareware i a koe ngā piko, ngā tohu pātai, ngā ira kati me ngā tohutō i ngā wāhi e tika ana.