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(-ia), v.i. Faint, be uncon-scious, blackout, pass out. E aa koe i matapoiri ei? Why did you blackout?; e tangata matapoiri, someone who has fainted; i toku matapoirianga, while I was unconscious; I tona uanga ki runga i te patu, kua topa aia ki raro e kua matapoiriia. When he crashed into the wall, he fell down and passed out; Kua ora tona matapoiri. He has come round. [Ce. *mata-poouri.]

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