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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

mātai kupu

etymology

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He peka tēnei o te mātai reo, e aro ana ki te takenga mai o ngā kupu o tētahi reo me te tikanga o ngā kupu i roto i te takanga o te wā.

A branch of linguistics which focusses on the origin of the words in a language, and their meanings over time.

Tauira KŌrero

Ko te mātai kupu tētahi o ana tohungatanga.

Ko tā te mātai kupu, he tirotiro i te rerekē haere o te tikanga o ngā kupu i te takanga o te wā.

He kaimātai kupu ia.

Takenga Mai

mātai - to inspect, examine, investigate (field of study)

Tauira KŌrero

Ko te mātai kupu tētahi o ana tohungatanga.

Ko tā te mātai kupu, he tirotiro i te rerekē haere o te tikanga o ngā kupu i te takanga o te wā.

He kaimātai kupu ia.