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Te Reo Matatini

whakamōmona (i te kōrero) ~tia

overstate, exaggerate, exaggeration

tūingoa, tūāhua, tūmahi

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He whakanui, he whakapehapeha i te kōrero whakamārama i tētahi mea, arā, ka whakapikia tōna whai tikanga, tōna mana, tōna kaha, tōna āhua kē atu rānei.

When an explanation of something is enriched or excessive, where its importance, status, strength, or other such character is overstressed.

Tauira KŌrero

He whakamōmona pea tana kōrero mō te nui o tana ika!

Kāore i whakamōmonatia ngā kōrero mō tana koroua, he māia, he toa ki te whawhai i ngā mahi a te kaunihera ki te tūkino i te taiao.

Ko te kupu whakamōmona he momo whakanui, he momo whakamihi i te tangata me āna mahi, he wā anō he whakangahau noa i te kaiwhakarongo.

Tauira KŌrero

He whakamōmona pea tana kōrero mō te nui o tana ika!

Kāore i whakamōmonatia ngā kōrero mō tana koroua, he māia, he toa ki te whawhai i ngā mahi a te kaunihera ki te tūkino i te taiao.

Ko te kupu whakamōmona he momo whakanui, he momo whakamihi i te tangata me āna mahi, he wā anō he whakangahau noa i te kaiwhakarongo.