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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

tā te kanohi

facial expression, facial gesture

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WHAKAMĀRAMA

He momo whakawhitinga kōrero wahangū nei, pērā i te menemene hei whakaatu i te koa, me te hiki o te tukemata hei oha ōpaki. I te nuinga o te wā ka haere tahi tā te kanohi me te kōrero ā-waha.

A type of non-verbal communication such as smiling to show happiness, and the lifting of the eyebrow as an informal greeting. Usually verbal communication is supplemented with facial expression.

Tauira KŌrero

He mea nui tā te kanohi hei kawe i te wairua o te kōrero.

Ko te hiki noa i tōna tukemata tā te kanohi hei whakaatu i tōna mate kanehe ki tuahangata.

He aha tā te kanohi hei whakaatu i te kōingo o te ngākau ki tōna kāinga tipu?

Tauira KŌrero

He mea nui tā te kanohi hei kawe i te wairua o te kōrero.

Ko te hiki noa i tōna tukemata tā te kanohi hei whakaatu i tōna mate kanehe ki tuahangata.

He aha tā te kanohi hei whakaatu i te kōingo o te ngākau ki tōna kāinga tipu?