Ko te huri i tētahi titonga kōrero, pērā i te pakiwaitara, hei momo kē atu - hei whakaari, hei kiriata pea rānei. Ko te huri rānei i te titonga kia hāngai ki hunga kē atu, pērā i te urutaunga o te whakaari a Rūrūtao Te Tangata Whai Rawa o Wēneti ki te reo Māori.
Transforming a literary composition such as a novel to another genre such as a play or perhaps a film. It also pertains to changing a composition to be relevant to a different audience, such as the adaptation of Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice to Māori.
urutau - to adapt
uru - enter
tau - settle down