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Te Reo Matatini

tumu (o te kupu)

root (of a word), stem, base

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te wāhanga matua o tētahi kupu e whai kūmuri ana, e whai kūmua ana rānei.

The main part of a word to which a prefix or suffix has been added.

Tauira KŌrero

Tautohua ngā tumu, ngā kūmuri me ngā kūmua o ēnei kupu.

Kei te tumu te tikanga matua o te kupu.

Wāwāhia te kupu ki tōna kūmua, tōna tumu me tōna kūmuri hei āwhina ki te whakahua i te kupu.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Hei tauira o te tumu, te kūmua me te kūmuri:

tumukūmua + tumutumu + kūmurikūmua + tumu + kūmuri
mātauwhakamātaumātaurangawhakamātauria (tūmahi hāngū)
haerewhakahaerehaerengawhakahaeretia (tūmahi hāngū)
pōtaewhakapōtaepōtaetanga

whakapōtaetanga (tūmahi ingoa)

whakapōtaetia (tūmahi hāngū)

Takenga Mai

tumu - foundation, stump, base

Tauira KŌrero

Tautohua ngā tumu, ngā kūmuri me ngā kūmua o ēnei kupu.

Kei te tumu te tikanga matua o te kupu.

Wāwāhia te kupu ki tōna kūmua, tōna tumu me tōna kūmuri hei āwhina ki te whakahua i te kupu.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga