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Toi Ataata

miro

thread, twisted cord

tūingoa, tūmahi whiti

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te aho ka hua mai i te miri i ngā weu o tētahi tipu, pērā i te muka o te harakeke.

The yarn that results from twisting the fibres of a plant, such as muka from flax.

Tauira KŌrero

Kotahi te kōwhao o te ngira, e kuhuna ai te miro , te miro pango me te miro whero.*

Miria te muka o te harakeke, kia rua mita pea te roa o te miro.

Me pēhea te tāwai i te miro kia rauwhero te tae?

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Ko te miro tēnei o te muka harakeke, ka hua ake i te miri i ngā weu.

 

*He whakataukī. Tirohia Ngā Pepeha a ngā Tīpuna, nā Hirini Mead rāua ko Neil Grove. Victoria University Press, wh.246. 

KUPU KĒ ATU

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Tauira KŌrero

Kotahi te kōwhao o te ngira, e kuhuna ai te miro , te miro pango me te miro whero.*

Miria te muka o te harakeke, kia rua mita pea te roa o te miro.

Me pēhea te tāwai i te miro kia rauwhero te tae?

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga