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2, rel.pron. The one who (which). Note that the verbal particle may be dropped and usually is in imperatival sentences.

Ko te tangata tē ka ārai mai iāku kā moto au.
I‘ll punch the man who gets in my way;

Ko te ‘ātava roroa tē tī pū.
Chop off the long branches;

te tangata tē ka ārai mai iāku,
the man who (will) hinder me;

te tangata tē ārai mai iāku,
the man who (will hinder) hinders me;

te tangata tē ārai mai nei iāku,
the man who is hindering me.

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