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Te Reo Matatini

rotarota

verse for children, nursery rhyme

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He momo kōrero auaha e pārekareka ana ki te kōhungahunga. Ka whai wāhi atu ko ngā nuka reo, pērā i te huarite, te oropuare tārua me te orokati tārua.

A type of creative text which is appealing to young children. It may contain literary devices such as rhyme, assonance and alliteration.

Tauira KŌrero

Nā wai i tuhi te kohinga rotarota nei?

He rawe ki taku tamaiti te whakapuaki rotarota i a ia e tākaro noa ana.

Mā te rotarota e taunga ai te arero ki te whakapuaki i te reo me ōna oro.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Hei tauira o te rotarota1:

Oioi Oioi 

Tai pari kua kī 

Tai timu kua puta 

Tai pari tai timu 

Oioi oioi te moana e. 

 

Tai pari hukahuka 

Tai timu totetote 

Hukahuka totetote 

Oioi oioi te moana e. 

 

1Nā Peti Nohotima. Nō te rauemi He Rotarota i whakaputaina e Toitū Limited i te tau 2003 (wh.18). 

KUPU KĒ ATU

pao kōhungahunga

Tauira KŌrero

Nā wai i tuhi te kohinga rotarota nei?

He rawe ki taku tamaiti te whakapuaki rotarota i a ia e tākaro noa ana.

Mā te rotarota e taunga ai te arero ki te whakapuaki i te reo me ōna oro.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga