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Te Reo Pāngarau

kāpehu

compass (direction)

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He taputapu hei whakaatu, hei ine i te ahunga o tētahi haere. E whā ngā ahunga matua o te kāpehu: ko te raki, te rāwhiti, te tonga me te uru. Arā anō ngā kupu a tēnā iwi, a tēnā iwi mō ngā ahunga o te kāpehu.

The instrument used for showing direction. There are four main compass points - north, east, south and west. There are many tribal variations for compass direction words.

Tauira KŌrero

Whakamahia te kāpehu ka tohu mai ai i te rāwhiti-mā-raki

E aro ana te tohu o te kāpehu ki te raki.

He aha ngā ahunga matua o te kāpehu?

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

He kāpehu tēnei, koia te taputapu matua i te hākinakina awhe-ararau:

 

Koinei ngā ahunga matua me te āwhata putu e hāngai ana:

Tauira KŌrero

Whakamahia te kāpehu ka tohu mai ai i te rāwhiti-mā-raki

E aro ana te tohu o te kāpehu ki te raki.

He aha ngā ahunga matua o te kāpehu?

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga