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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 takamua

foreword

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He kōrero kei te tīmatanga o tētahi pukapuka, he momo whakapuaki i te kaupapa o te pukapuka. Kitea nuitia ai te kupu takamua i te pukapuka pono. Ka tuhia e tētahi ringa kē atu i te kaituhi o te pukapuka, engari he mātanga ki te kaupapa.

A passage located at the beginning of a book, a type of introduction to the subject of the book. Forewords are mainly seen in works of non-fiction. They are written by someone other than the writer of the book, who nevertheless is an expert in the field.

Tauira KŌrero

Nā wai te kupu takamua i tuhi?

Ko tā te kaituhi i te kupu takamua, he tautoko, he whakamana i ngā kōrero o roto i te pukapuka.

He whakamiha tonu ngā kōrero i tuhia e ia hei kupu takamua mō te pukapuka.

Takenga Mai

takamua - fore, front

Tauira KŌrero

Nā wai te kupu takamua i tuhi?

Ko tā te kaituhi i te kupu takamua, he tautoko, he whakamana i ngā kōrero o roto i te pukapuka.

He whakamiha tonu ngā kōrero i tuhia e ia hei kupu takamua mō te pukapuka.