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Te Reo Matatini

pūtohu

article

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He kupu wetereo poto hei hoa whakauru i tētahi tūingoa, pēnei i te 'te', te 'ngā' me te 'he'.

A small grammatical word used to introduce a noun, such as 'the' (singular), 'the' (plural) and 'a' or 'some'.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ētahi o ngā pūtohu o roto i te reo Māori?

Haere tahi ai te pūtohu me te tūingoa.

He kupu wetereo ngā pūtohu, he kupu hangahanga i te rerenga kōrero, kāore ōna tikanga ake, ka kīia he kupu kōiwi.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Ka kīia he pūnoa ētahi pūtohu, arā, kāore e tohua ana mēnā he takitahi, he takitini rānei te tūingoa. Ko ‘he’ te tino pūnoa i te reo Māori. Hei tauira: 'he kapua', 'he tūru'.

Ko ētahi pūtohu ka kīia he pū tautuhi – ko ēnei e tohu ana mēnā he takitahi, he takitini rānei te tūingoa e whai ana i muri. Ko te ‘te’ me te ‘ngā’ ngā pū tautuhi matua o te reo Māori. Hei tauira: 'te matimati', 'ngā matimati', 'te tāone', 'ngā tāone'.

Ko te ‘a’ tētahi atu momo pūtohu, ka kīia he pūmoko, koia hei hoa whakauru i te tūmoko. Hei tauira: Kei hea a Mākere?

Takenga Mai

pū (punga) - particle

tohu - show, point out

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ētahi o ngā pūtohu o roto i te reo Māori?

Haere tahi ai te pūtohu me te tūingoa.

He kupu wetereo ngā pūtohu, he kupu hangahanga i te rerenga kōrero, kāore ōna tikanga ake, ka kīia he kupu kōiwi.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga