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Welcome to PAEKUPU, words related to Te Marautanga o Aotearoa. Curriculum areas presently available on PAEKUPU: Toi Ataata, Te Reo Matatini, Puoro, Te Reo Pāngarau, Te Reo Pūtaiao, Ngā Mahi a te Rēhia
 
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Te Reo Matatini

arapū

alphabet

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te huinga pū ka whakamahia hei tuhi i te reo. He oro motuhake tō tēnā pū, tō tēnā, ka kīia he oromotu, ā, koia te āhuatanga matua i roto i te whakahuatanga o te reo. Mā ngā pū o te reo e hangaia ai ōna kupu.

The set of letters used to write a language. Each letter has a unique sound. These sounds are called phonemes and are the main determinants in the pronunciation of the language. Words are created from the letters of a language.

Tauira KŌrero

Tuhia te arapū o te reo Māori.

He aha te pū whakamutunga o te arapū?

Nāna tētahi waiata i tito hei āwhina i te kōhungahunga ki te ako i te arapū.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

 Koia nei tā te arapū raupapa o ngā o te reo Māori. Ka tīmata i te ‘a’, ko te ‘wh’ te whakamutunga:

  • pūriki: a, e, h, i, k, m, n, ng, o, p, r, t, u, w, wh
  • pūmatua: A, E, H, I, K, M, N, Ng, O, P, R, T, U, W, Wh

 Ka tuhia te pū tuatahi o te kupu tuatahi o tētahi rerenga kōrero hei pūmatua. Ko te pū tuatahi hoki o tētahi tūmoko (arā, he ingoa tangata, ingoa iwi, ingoa whenua), ka tuhia hei pūmatua.

KUPU KĒ ATU

wakapū

Tauira KŌrero

Tuhia te arapū o te reo Māori.

He aha te pū whakamutunga o te arapū?

Nāna tētahi waiata i tito hei āwhina i te kōhungahunga ki te ako i te arapū.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga