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Te Reo Matatini

tūkapi

pronoun, personal pronoun

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He kupu whakakapi tūingoa. Hei tauira, he tūkapi te kupu 'ia' i te rerenga kōrero nei, e tohu ana i te tūmoko Hēmi:

  • Ko Hēmi taku hoa, ko ia te tama a Hine rāua ko Wiremu.

A word which takes the place of a noun. For example, the word 'ia' is a pronoun which refers to the noun Hemi in this sentence:

  • Ko Hēmi taku hoa, ko ia te tama a Hine rāua ko Wiremu. 

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ngā tūkapi takitahi e toru o te reo Māori?

Nā runga i te horopaki o te rerenga kōrero e mōhiotia ai te tikanga o te tūkapi.

I te rerenga kōrero nei, e tohu ana te tūkapi 'rātou' i te manuhiri e whakaeke ana i te marae.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

E rua ngā āhuatanga motuhake o ngā tūkapi i te reo Māori:

tūkapi takitahiau, koe, ia
tūkapi takiruamāua, tāua, kōrua, rāua
tūkapi takitinimātou, tātou, koutou, rātou

 

  • Ko tā te tūkapi tohu i te wāhi o te kaikōrero (kaituhi rānei) me te kaiwhakarongo (kaipānui rānei). Ka kīia ngā tūkapi e whai wāhi mai ana te kaituku i te kōrero, he 'tūkapi kiritūnei'. Ko ngā tūkapi e whai wāhi mai ana te kaihopu i te kōrero, ka kīia he 'tūkapi kiritūnā', ā, ko ngā tūkapi kāore e whai wāhi mai ana te kaituku, te kaihopu rānei i te kōrero, ka kīia he 'tūkapi kiritūrā'. Arā:
 takitahitakiruatakitini
tūkapi kauawhi kiritūnei tāuatātou
tūkapi kaupare kiritūneiau, ahaumāuamātou
tūkapi kiritūnākoekōruakoutou
tūkapi kiritūrāiarāuarātou

Takenga Mai

tū (tumu) - foundation, base

kapi (whakakapi) - to replace, substitute

KUPU KĒ ATU

tūpou

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ngā tūkapi takitahi e toru o te reo Māori?

Nā runga i te horopaki o te rerenga kōrero e mōhiotia ai te tikanga o te tūkapi.

I te rerenga kōrero nei, e tohu ana te tūkapi 'rātou' i te manuhiri e whakaeke ana i te marae.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga