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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

mita

diction, elocution, accent, dialect

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WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te āhua o te tangi mai o te reo, o tā te tangata whakapuaki rānei i te reo. He rerekē te mita o te reo Māori o tēnā iwi, o tēnā iwi (he reo ā-iwi), waihoki he mita ake tō ētahi hapū, tō ētahi whānau anō hoki. 

The characteristic sounds of a language or the way a person speaks. The dialects of the Māori language differ from tribe to tribe, and sometimes sub-tribes or indeed whānau have distinct ways of speaking that may be described as 'mita'.  

Tauira KŌrero

Āta whakarongo ki te mita o tōna reo, koirā hei tohu i tōna iwi.

Ko te mita o te reo o te kapa haka tētahi āhuatanga ka whakawāngia i te whakataetae.

Ka rawe ki aku taringa te mita o tōna reo.

Takenga Mai

He kupu mino.

Tauira KŌrero

Āta whakarongo ki te mita o tōna reo, koirā hei tohu i tōna iwi.

Ko te mita o te reo o te kapa haka tētahi āhuatanga ka whakawāngia i te whakataetae.

Ka rawe ki aku taringa te mita o tōna reo.