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mita

diction, elocution, accent, dialect, register

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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. He mita ōkawa te reo whaikōrero, he mita ōpaki te reo o te kāuta.

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 whānau have distinct ways of speaking. A formal type of ‘mita’ is used in whaikōrero, the ‘mita’ of the cookhouse is informal.

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.

He tiotio 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.

He tiotio ki aku taringa te mita o tōna reo.