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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

whakahinga

nemesis, downfall

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te tangata, ko te āhuatanga rānei e taka ai, e mīere ai, e mate ai rānei tētahi tangata, tētahi mea atu rānei ā tōna wā. Arā, ko te tino hoariri.

The person or agent that causes the downfall, the defeat or death of someone or something in the course of time. An arch-enemy.

Tauira KŌrero

Kore rawa ia e tuohu ki tōna whakahinga, ka whawhai tonu, ka whawhai tonu.

Ki te kore e mataara, ko te kaha kōrerotia o te reo Pākehā te whakahinga o te reo Māori ā tōna wā.

Ka tutū te puehu i te tūtakinga a tuahangata me tōna whakahinga.

KUPU KĒ ATU

whewheia

Tauira KŌrero

Kore rawa ia e tuohu ki tōna whakahinga, ka whawhai tonu, ka whawhai tonu.

Ki te kore e mataara, ko te kaha kōrerotia o te reo Pākehā te whakahinga o te reo Māori ā tōna wā.

Ka tutū te puehu i te tūtakinga a tuahangata me tōna whakahinga.