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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) kōrori

irony

tūingoa, tūāhua

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He kōrero e āhua tauaro ana ōna kupu ki tōna tikanga. He āhuatanga, he mahi rānei e āhua tauaro ana ki tērā e tika ana. He tinihanga te hua o te whakamahi kupu kōrori, i ētahi wā he tāwai.

A comment in which the words are contrary to the actual meaning. A state of affairs or an event which is contrary to what might be excpected. Use of irony can be amusing, or sometimes sarcastic.

Tauira KŌrero

He āhuatanga kōrori kia riro mā Hema te kaupapa e kōrero, inā tana matakawa i mua.

Kātahi nā te kupu kōrori ko tērā, ānō nei e tino tautoko ana ia i te kaupapa!

He kupu kōrori tana kī "Te pai hoki o ēnei huarahi o Te Tairāwhiti e Koro!", inā te kirikiri me te kōpikopiko o aua huarahi.

Takenga Mai

kōrori - to distort, contrary

Tauira KŌrero

He āhuatanga kōrori kia riro mā Hema te kaupapa e kōrero, inā tana matakawa i mua.

Kātahi nā te kupu kōrori ko tērā, ānō nei e tino tautoko ana ia i te kaupapa!

He kupu kōrori tana kī "Te pai hoki o ēnei huarahi o Te Tairāwhiti e Koro!", inā te kirikiri me te kōpikopiko o aua huarahi.