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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 hāhuna

innuendo

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He whakapuakanga a te tangata, he arotua kei roto. Arā, kei roto i tana kōrero he whakaaro hahani, he whakaaro whakaiti, he whakaaro kaikiri, he whakaaro onioni, he whakaaro tāwai, he whakaaro whakakata rānei e paku huna ana.

A person’s utterance which carrys a connotation. Slightly hidden within the utterance is a disparaging, belittling, antagonistic, sexual, mocking or humourous thought.

Tauira KŌrero

I aro i a koe āna kupu hāhuna?

Kaua e aro ki ngā kupu hāhuna a Mea, he kōrero teka noa iho.

Kei a ia mō te whakauru kupu hāhuna ki roto i ana kōrero!

Takenga Mai

hā - tone, tenor

huna - to hide

KUPU KĒ ATU

kī hāhuna

Tauira KŌrero

I aro i a koe āna kupu hāhuna?

Kaua e aro ki ngā kupu hāhuna a Mea, he kōrero teka noa iho.

Kei a ia mō te whakauru kupu hāhuna ki roto i ana kōrero!