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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

takitini

plural

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He kupu e tohu ana i te nui ake i te kotahi o te mea e kōrerotia ana. Ko te kupu ‘ngā’ te tino kupu i te reo Māori hei tohu i te takitini o tētahi mea. Hei tauira: ‘ngā pukapuka’.

A word indicating that there are more than one of what is being referred to. In Māori, 'ngā' is the most common word indicating plurality. 

Tauira KŌrero

Me pēhea te huri i tēnā rerenga kōrero hei rerenga takitini?

Kāore te pūtohu 'he' e tautuhi ana i te takitahi, i te takitini rānei o tētahi mea.

Ko te 'aku' te hoa takitini o te 'taku'.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

He ruarua noa iho ngā tūingoa o te reo Māori he rerekē te tūingoa takitahi me te tuīngoa takitini. Ko te 'tamaiti' me te 'tamariki', ko te 'tangata' me te 'tāngata' ētahi tauira.

Hei tauira o te kīanga takitahi me te kīanga takitini:

takitahitakitini
tōku  reoōku  reo
tā rāua  kurīā rāua  kurī
tērā  tūruērā  tūru
tō tātou  awaō tātou  awa
taua rākauaua rākau
tētahi  wahineētahi  wāhine

Tauira KŌrero

Me pēhea te huri i tēnā rerenga kōrero hei rerenga takitini?

Kāore te pūtohu 'he' e tautuhi ana i te takitahi, i te takitini rānei o tētahi mea.

Ko te 'aku' te hoa takitini o te 'taku'.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga