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Hia = How many
E hia  Refers to objects/things
If the answer is between two (2) and nine (9)
Patai:   E hia nga rakau?
   
Whakahokia: E rua nga rakau.
 

Any answer with 10 or higher the E gets dropped.

Patai:   E hia nga rakau?
         
Whakahokia:  Tekau nga rakau.
 

Any answer with 1 object the E becomes Ko.
Patai:  E hia nga rakau? 
 
Whakahokia:  Kotahi te rakau.
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TokohiaHow Many...(people ONLY)?

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