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Te Reo Matatini

pukatara

reference book

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He momo pukapuka pono e kawe ana i ngā kōrero meka e pā ana ki tētahi kaupapa. Kāore pea te puka whakatara e pānuihia katoatia, engari ka wherawherahia hei kimi i ngā kōrero e hiahiatia ana. Ko te papakupu, ko te mātāpunenga hei tauira o te puka whakatara.

A type of non-fiction book which contains factual information about a particular topic. A reference book is not usually read in its entirety but is consulted for specific information which is required. Dictionaries and encyclopaedias are examples of reference books.

Tauira KŌrero

Kei hea te wāhi o ngā pukatara i te whare pukapuka nei?

He pukatara tēnei e pā ana ki Ngā Taumāhekeheke o te Ao.

I te nuinga o ngā whare pukapuka, kāore e whakaaetia te tango pukatara - me pānui kē i te whare pukapuka tonu.

Takenga Mai

puka - book

tara (papatara) - storehouse

tara (whakatara) - invoke, consult

Tauira KŌrero

Kei hea te wāhi o ngā pukatara i te whare pukapuka nei?

He pukatara tēnei e pā ana ki Ngā Taumāhekeheke o te Ao.

I te nuinga o ngā whare pukapuka, kāore e whakaaetia te tango pukatara - me pānui kē i te whare pukapuka tonu.