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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 whakataki

introduction, prologue

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko ngā kōrero tuatahi hei wāhi i te kaupapa o tētahi pukapuka. I te pukapuka pono, he whakatakoto i ōna tāhū kōrero i mua i ngā whakamahukitanga hōhonu e whai ana i ngā wāhanga o muri. I ētahi wā he whakarāpopoto i ngā kai matua, ngā tohenga matua rānei o roto i te pukapuka. I te pukapuka paki, te whakaari rānei, he whakaatu i te takiwā me te horopaki.

The opening text of a book which deals with its subject. In a work of non-fiction, it outlines the main themes before more extensive elucidation in following chapters. Sometimes an introduction can be a summary of the main points or arguments contained in the book. In a work of fiction or a play, the introduction establishes the setting and context of the story.

Tauira KŌrero

Me āta pānui te kupu whakataki kia mōhiotia ai ngā kaupapa matua o te pukapuka.

E hia ngā whārangi o te kupu whakataki?

Ka oti ana te pukapuka, kātahi ia ka hoki ki te tuhi i te kupu whakataki.

Takenga Mai

whakataki - begin a speech or talk

KUPU KĒ ATU

wāhinga

Tauira KŌrero

Me āta pānui te kupu whakataki kia mōhiotia ai ngā kaupapa matua o te pukapuka.

E hia ngā whārangi o te kupu whakataki?

Ka oti ana te pukapuka, kātahi ia ka hoki ki te tuhi i te kupu whakataki.