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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

kupu huatata

minimal pair

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He takirua kupu, he huinga kupu rānei, kāore e tino rerekē ana te whakahua, engari he rerekē te tikanga. Hei tauira:

  • pai, pae
  • tau, tāu
  • piri, pari
  • taua, tāua, tauā

A pair or group of words which only have a slight difference in pronunciation, but have different meanings.

Tauira KŌrero

Ahakoa he kupu huatata, e tika ana kia rangona te rerekē o tētahi i tētahi.

He aha tētahi hoa kupu huatata o te 'kari'?

He uaua ki ētahi ākonga reo rua te whakahua tika i ngā kupu huatata.

Takenga Mai

hua [whakahua] - pronounce; tata - be close

Tauira KŌrero

Ahakoa he kupu huatata, e tika ana kia rangona te rerekē o tētahi i tētahi.

He aha tētahi hoa kupu huatata o te 'kari'?

He uaua ki ētahi ākonga reo rua te whakahua tika i ngā kupu huatata.