Kai conjugation

Conjugate kai - eat

Attention: in Maori, conjugation is the same for all persons. Therefore, while we only provide the first person form - it is absolutely the same for the other pronouns.

Main forms

Maori FormEnglish TranslationEx.
infinitive
kai eat
passive
kainga (am/is) eaten

Present tense

Maori FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
kei te kai I eat

Present continuous tense

Maori FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
e kai ana I am eating

Past tense

Maori FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
i kai I ate

Past perfect tense

Maori FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
kua kai I have eaten

Future tense

Maori FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
ka kai I will eat

Present negative tense

Maori FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
i te kai I do not eat

Present continuous negative tense

Maori FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
e kai ana I am not eating

Past negative tense

Maori FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
i kai I did not eat

Past perfect negative tense

Maori FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
kia kai I have not eaten

Future negative tense

Maori FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
e kai I will not eat

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