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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

kirimūrau

archetype

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te tauira i pūtakea mai ai te ariā kiritoka o tētahi mea.

The original pattern or example upon which a stereotypical notion of something is based.

Tauira KŌrero

Ko Tūmatauenga te kirimūrau o te riri.

Nāwai rā, ka riro ko Billy T James hei kirimūrau mō te momo pukuhohe a te iwi Māori.

He kuia kirimūrau, inā tana kaha ki te poipoi i tana whānau, ki te hāpai i ngā tikanga o tōna marae, ki te whakatairanga anō i tōna reo Māori.

Takenga Mai

kiri - person, self

mūrau - a person cited as a noteable example, byword

Tauira KŌrero

Ko Tūmatauenga te kirimūrau o te riri.

Nāwai rā, ka riro ko Billy T James hei kirimūrau mō te momo pukuhohe a te iwi Māori.

He kuia kirimūrau, inā tana kaha ki te poipoi i tana whānau, ki te hāpai i ngā tikanga o tōna marae, ki te whakatairanga anō i tōna reo Māori.