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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 anganui

interest word, personally significant word

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He kupu ēnei e tino whai pānga ana ki te tangata ake, pērā i ngā ingoa o ōna whanaunga, ngā kupu e pā ana ki tōna tūrangawaewae, ngā kupu e tino kitea ana i tōna taiao, me ērā atu o ngā kupu e tino whaitake ana ki a ia.

Words that have a special connection to an individual person, such as the names of relatives, words associated with their cultural and spiritual homeland, words seen often in their environment, or any other word that has significance to them.

Tauira KŌrero

Ko ngā kupu anganui ka ākona tuatahitia e te tamaiti.

He māmā ake te pānui i tētahi tuhinga mēnā he nui te kitea o ngā kupu anganui me ngā kupu auau.

Mō tēnei tamaiti, he kupu anganui te ‘tawhiti’, inā ko te ingoa o te kapa haka o ōna mātua, ko Whāngārā mai Tawhiti.

Takenga Mai

anganui - to face directly towards

Tauira KŌrero

Ko ngā kupu anganui ka ākona tuatahitia e te tamaiti.

He māmā ake te pānui i tētahi tuhinga mēnā he nui te kitea o ngā kupu anganui me ngā kupu auau.

Mō tēnei tamaiti, he kupu anganui te ‘tawhiti’, inā ko te ingoa o te kapa haka o ōna mātua, ko Whāngārā mai Tawhiti.