First Lessons in Maori
§ 80. Added Termination
§ 80. Added Termination.
—Adverbs other than those specified in § 79, or adjectives used adverbially, which have reference to the manner, intensity, etc., of an action which they qualify, have the passive termination -tia added to them when used with passive verbs, and the termination -tanga when used with derivative nouns, which denote the time, place, or circumstance of an action or condition. (§ 51, 58).
I kainga otatia nga kumara, the kumara were eaten raw.
Mo tana patunga pukutanga i a au, on account of his secretly striking me.