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Ngā Mahi a te Rēhia

pūkana

(to) stare wildly, dilate the eyes

tūingoa, tūmahi poro

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He momo whāitaita a te kaihaka, tāne mai, wāhine mai, ki te whakakaha i te tukuna o te kupu, ki te whakaatu anō i te ihi, te wehi, te wana me te tū mārō. Ka hīkina te tukemata, ka whakarahia hoki ngā karu. I ētahi wā, ko tā te tāne he whātero.

A facial expression used by haka performers, both male and female, in order to emphasise particular words and convey a sense of awe, inspiration and firm resolve. The eyebrow is lifted and the eyes are dilated. At times, the male performer will also protrude their tongue.

Tauira KŌrero

Ko te pūkana i ngā wāhi tika, he tohu i te mārama o te kaihaka ki ngā kupu e hakaina ana.

Mīharo ana te kapekapetau me te pūkana haere o te manu mīreirei.

Ko te āhua o te pūkana tētahi mea ka āta tirotirohia e ngā kaiwhakawā.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Hei tauira o te pūkana:

KUPU KĒ ATU

whākana

Tauira KŌrero

Ko te pūkana i ngā wāhi tika, he tohu i te mārama o te kaihaka ki ngā kupu e hakaina ana.

Mīharo ana te kapekapetau me te pūkana haere o te manu mīreirei.

Ko te āhua o te pūkana tētahi mea ka āta tirotirohia e ngā kaiwhakawā.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga