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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

(te) hanga o te kupu

shape of a word

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ina tuhia he rārangi huri amio i tētahi kupu, koia te hanga o taua kupu. Ko te hanga o te kupu tētahi tino āwhina i te tangata kia aunoa tana pānui i taua kupu, arā, kia noho tangata whenua taua kupu ki te pūmahara o te tangata, ka kīia he ‘kupu āhukahuka’ mōna.

If a line is drawn around the outline of a word, that is said to be the shape of that word. The shape of a word helps a person to unconsciously read that word, whereby the word is embedded in their mind as a ‘sight word’.

Tauira KŌrero

Ka hua ake te hanga o te kupu i te noho tahi mai o ōna pū.

E aro ana tēnei ngohe ki te hanga o ngā kupu auau.

Ko te mōhio o te kaipānui ki te hanga o ngā kupu auau hei āwhina i a ia kia aunoa tana pānui i aua kupu.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Hei tauira o te hanga o te kupu:

Tauira KŌrero

Ka hua ake te hanga o te kupu i te noho tahi mai o ōna pū.

E aro ana tēnei ngohe ki te hanga o ngā kupu auau.

Ko te mōhio o te kaipānui ki te hanga o ngā kupu auau hei āwhina i a ia kia aunoa tana pānui i aua kupu.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga