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Flashcards in Adjectives Deck (27):
1

iti

little (s.)

itinga: minority
whakaiti(-hia): to belittle sb, to humble (self), to make sth smaller

2

kino

bad (s.), badness, evil (n.)

tūkino(-tia): to abuse, mistreat sb
whakakino(tia): to speak badly of sb

3

nui, nunui

big, great, important (s.)

nuinga: majority
whakanui(-a): to enlarge, celebrate, honour sb

4

pai

good, liked (s.), good, goodness (n.)

5

poto

short (s.)

whakapoto(-hia): to shorten sth

6

roa

long (s.)

roanga: length, duration
whakaroa(-tia): to lengthen sth, to delay sth

7

pono

true, honest (s.), truth, honesty (n.)

whakapono: faith, belief, religion; pononga: faithful, believers; mātāpono: principle, tenet, belief

8

tāroa

tall (s.)

9

mōmona

fat (s.)

10

whīroki, hīroki

slim, skinny (s.)

11

rawe

great, cool (s.)

12

tawhito

old (s.)

13

teitei

high (s.)

14

hōhonu

deep (s.)

15

clean (s.)

16

māmā, taimāmā

easy, light (s.)

17

ngāwari

easy, flexible, supple (s.)

18

paku, ririki, nohinohi

small (s.)

19

pāpaku

shallow (s.)

20

paru

dirty (s.), dirt, muck (n.)

whakaparu(-ngia): to dirty sth

21

pōturi

slow (s.)

22

rahi, kaitā

large (s.)

(taringa) rahirahi: attentive

23

taumaha, taimaha

heavy, difficult (s.)

taumahatanga: burden

24

tere

fast (s.)

whakatere(-a): hasten sth

25

uaua

difficult (s.)

uauatanga: difficulties; whakauaua(-tia): to make sth difficult

26

whāiti

narrow, thin (s.)

whakawhāiti(-tia): to narrow, contract sth

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whānui

wide, broad (s.)

whakawhānui(-tia): to broaden, widen, extend sth