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    1. (-a, -ia), v.i. Sick, , diseased. Kua maki toku mama. My mother is ; Kua makia toku mama. My mother has been taken ; Kua takinga meitaki aia iaku i toku makianga. He took very good care of me when I was ; Kua emi mai tona kopapa no te roa i tona makianga. His body was shrunk through his being for so long; No Pine tera oroenua maki. That sick horse belongs to Pine.
    2. n. ness, disease. Kua pamuia ta matou tomati ki te vairakau no te maki. Our tomato plants were sprayed with fungicide because of disease. Maki akamate, paralysis. Maki ekeeke, elephantiasis. Maki marama, monthly period. Maki mate, plague, deadly disease. Ka ta atu ei ia koe, e toou au tangata, i te maki-mate.
    3. w smite thee and thy people with pestilence (Ex. 9.15). Maki mokotua, back trouble. Maki maro, tuberculosis. Maki pupu, any eruptive disease. Maki ruketekete, convulsive fit (in babies), rigor (in adults). Maki tapiri, maki tupapaku, possession, hysteria. Maki uti, fits, tetanus. Maki vaine, menses. (cf. riu.) (See makimaki, akamaki-(maki).)

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