Ko tā te tangata whakamahi i ōna pūkenga, i ōna mātauranga ki te pānui i ngā oro o tētahi kupu. Hei tauira, ko tōna mōhiotanga ki ngā pū me ngā oro e whai pānga ana, ko te whakahua takitahi i ngā kūoro, ko ngā tīwhiri hoki kei roto i te hanga o te kupu.
A person's use of their skill and knowledge in reading the sounds of a word. For example, their knowledge of the letters and corresponding sounds, their sounding out of individual syllables, and using the clues offered by the shape of a word.
wete - to untie, unravel
oro - sound
oro (oromotu) - phoneme