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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

reo whakaniko

sophisticated language

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te āhua o te reo kōrero, reo tuhi rānei o te tangata wahapū, inā he whānui te puna kupu, he tika te wetereo, he ihiihi, he huatau. 

The nature of the oral or written language of an articulate person, characterised by an extensive vocabulary, correct grammar, expressiveness and elegance.

Tauira KŌrero

Inā te ātaahua o tana reo whakaniko, rekareka ana te taringa whakarongo.

He wāhi e tika ana te reo whakaniko, he wāhi anō e tika ana te reo tōkau.

Āta pānuihia te tuhinga nei, ka tautohu ai i ngā rerenga e kīia ai he reo whakaniko.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Ko te tauaro o te reo whakaniko, ko te reo tōkau, arā, kāore ōna whakanikotanga, kāore i whānui te puna kupu, he kīpaki pea ka uru ki roto.

Takenga Mai

whakaniko - enhanced, embellished

KUPU KĒ ATU

reo tuawhiti

Tauira KŌrero

Inā te ātaahua o tana reo whakaniko, rekareka ana te taringa whakarongo.

He wāhi e tika ana te reo whakaniko, he wāhi anō e tika ana te reo tōkau.

Āta pānuihia te tuhinga nei, ka tautohu ai i ngā rerenga e kīia ai he reo whakaniko.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga