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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 ūkaipō

mother tongue

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te reo i pakeke mai ai te tangata mai i tōna whakairatanga, arā, ko te reo e rere noa iho ana i a ia e kōhungahunga ana.

The language a person grows up with from conception, the language that is used in their childhood.

Tauira KŌrero

Ko te reo Māori tana reo ūkaipō.

Me he mōmona te taiao reo e tipu nei te tamaiti, ka pai kē atu tana hopu i tōna reo ūkaipō.

Ahakoa tana matatau, ehara te reo Māori i tana reo ūkaipō - he mea ako kē i a ia e taiohi ana. 

Takenga Mai

ūkaipō - mother, source of sustenance

Tauira KŌrero

Ko te reo Māori tana reo ūkaipō.

Me he mōmona te taiao reo e tipu nei te tamaiti, ka pai kē atu tana hopu i tōna reo ūkaipō.

Ahakoa tana matatau, ehara te reo Māori i tana reo ūkaipō - he mea ako kē i a ia e taiohi ana.