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Te Reo Matatini

whakaatua ~tia ~tanga

deify

tūingoa, tūmahi whiti

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te uta atu i ngā āhuatanga o te atua, ngā mahi rānei e taea ana e te atua ki runga i tētahi tangata, i tētahi mea o te taiao, i tētahi mea hangahanga rānei. 

Ascribing godlike characteristics or actions to a person, something in nature or something person-made. 

Tauira KŌrero

He nui ngā whakataukī o te reo Māori, he whakaatuatanga kei roto.

Āta whakarongo ki tana whaikōrero, ka tautohu ai i tana whakaatua i te kūmara.

He mea whakaatua a Tamahae, inā tana rongonui, tana kaha me ana pūkenga ki te whiu i te taiaha.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Hei tauira o te whakaatua:

  • Kua tapaina te kauri nui e tipu ana i te ngahere o Waipoua, ko Tāne Mahuta. Ko Tāne Mahuta te atua o te ngahere.
  • Ka whakaatuatia te wahine rehe ki te haka, arā, ka kīia 'Ko Hineruhi ia'. Ko Hineruhi te atua o te ata hāpara.
  • Ka whakaatuatia te wharekai o te marae i roto i te kōrero 'Ko te karanga tēnei a Rongo, haere mai ki te kai'. Ko Rongo-mā-tāne te atua o te ahuwhenua me te maungārongo.
  • Ka whakaatuatia te marae ātea, arā, ka kīia ko te atamira a Tū. Ko Tūmatauenga te atua o te tangata, o te riri anō hoki.

Tauira KŌrero

He nui ngā whakataukī o te reo Māori, he whakaatuatanga kei roto.

Āta whakarongo ki tana whaikōrero, ka tautohu ai i tana whakaatua i te kūmara.

He mea whakaatua a Tamahae, inā tana rongonui, tana kaha me ana pūkenga ki te whiu i te taiaha.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga