Another way of saying ‘when’
Kia mahara mai koe ki a au, ina tae koe ki tāwāhi
Yet another way of saying when
Ina is sometimes used before verbs in clauses which add to the meaning of the main part of the sentence. It is only used in the future tense and translates to mean ‘when’ or ‘if and when’.
|Ina pūrei netipōro koe, me wini i a koe!||When you play netball, you had better win!|
|Horoia ngā rīhi ina hoki mai i te mahi.||Wash the dishes when you return from work.|
|Haria tō kōti ina haere koe ki waho.||Take your coat when you go outside.|
For further explanations and examples see Te Pihinga p.125
Tirohia ngā rerenga kōrero i roto i te reo Pākehā. Whakatikaina ngā rerenga kōrero Māori kia hāngai ai ki ngā rerenga kōrero Pākehā.
Look at the English sentences, translate those sentences into Māori so that they are correct.
Kei wareware i a koe ngā piko, ngā tohu pātai, ngā ira kati me ngā tohutō i ngā wāhi e tika ana.
māmā Ina i kai te hoki mai tunu a me koe
When mum comes back you should cook the meal.
Kairangi Ina koe tākuta mutu he koe tō i Tohu
When you’ve finished your PhD, you’ll be a doctor.
na Whakatikahia koe ake te maranga moenga
Make the bed when you get up.
ki Kōrero ki karakia te te whare pirihi haere ina koe
Talk to the priest when you go to church.
mutu Whakawetohia rāiti koe ngā ina
Turn the lights off when you’ve finished.
ingoa tuhi i Ina tō reta koe e kaua te wareware
When you write the letter, don’t forget your name.
ōu Ina koutou haria haere te kura ki pēke
When you go to school, take your bags.
te ki Hoatu tangihanga koha te tae ina koe
Give the donation when you arrive at the funeral.