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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

kīanga whakatairite

comparative phrase

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He kupu wetereo, arā, he whakatakotoranga kupu iti hei tohu i te rerekē o tētahi mea i tētahi. I te reo Māori, ka tāpiria te ‘ake’, te 'atu', te ‘iho’ rānei ki te tūāhua hei whakaputa i te kīanga whakatairite. Hei tauira, e tārarotia ana ngā kīanga whakatairite i ēnei rerenga kōrero:

  • He tāroaroa ake a Hēmi i a Wi.
  • He iti iho te utu o te kōhinu i konei i te utu i Waiouru.

A grammatical term. A small grouping of words which denote the difference between two things. In Māori the words 'ake', 'atu' and 'iho' are added to the adjective to produce a comparative phrase. 

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te kīanga whakatairite kei roto i tēnei rerenga kōrero?

Ko te 'iti iho' te kīanga whakatairite tauaro mō te 'nui ake'.

Tuhia ētahi kīanga whakatairite hei whakaatu i ngā rerekētanga o ētahi kaitākaro rīki e rua.

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kīwhakatairite

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te kīanga whakatairite kei roto i tēnei rerenga kōrero?

Ko te 'iti iho' te kīanga whakatairite tauaro mō te 'nui ake'.

Tuhia ētahi kīanga whakatairite hei whakaatu i ngā rerekētanga o ētahi kaitākaro rīki e rua.