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Te Reo Matatini

whakamahea ~tia ~tanga

cathartic, catharsis, emotional release

tūingoa, tūmahi whiti

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te tuku, ko te whakamāmā i ngā kare ā-roto e ngau ana i te puku o te tangata. I ētahi whakaari, paki rānei, ka pupū ake te aroha, te wehi, te hinapōuri, tētahi atu kare ā-roto rānei, ā, ko te whakamaheatanga, koia te whakatau anō i te wairua o te kaimātakitaki, o te kaipānui rānei.

The release or easing of strong emotions that are bottled up inside. In some plays, or stories, pity, fear, sadness or another type of emotion can well up, and catharsis is a settling or refreshing of the viewer or reader's emotional state.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha tā te kaituhi, e tau ai te whakamaheatanga i te mutunga o te whakaari?

He mea nui mō te hunga tamariki kia whakamaheatia ngā kare ā-roto, kia mauritau anō ai i muri i te whakaari.

Karekau he whakamaheatanga o te whakaari, ka poho tārewa tonu te hunga mātakitaki.

Takenga Mai

whakamahea - to allay, clear away, dispel, calm

Tauira KŌrero

He aha tā te kaituhi, e tau ai te whakamaheatanga i te mutunga o te whakaari?

He mea nui mō te hunga tamariki kia whakamaheatia ngā kare ā-roto, kia mauritau anō ai i muri i te whakaari.

Karekau he whakamaheatanga o te whakaari, ka poho tārewa tonu te hunga mātakitaki.