In English we can start a sentence with "the". However, this is vary rarely done in Maori. Ko goes before the "te". This is called the "Ko te / Ko nga" structure.
In English, an "s" usually goes at the end of a word to make a plural. There is no "s" in Maori. Plurals are made up of various different ways. Here is the first way. More ways are covered later on.
te = the, singular (only one) nga = the, plural (more than one)
i.e.: The black cup Ko te ipu mangu
The black cups Ko nga ipu mangu.
Translate the following sentences. Do not forget to start each sentence with Ko.
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