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whakapī

(to) contort the facial features, grimace

tūingoa, tūmahi poro

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te mahi a te kanohi ki te whakaatu i te wairua o te tangata, pēnā he whakamīrei, he whakaipoipo, he pātaritari, he whakatoi, he wairua kē atu rānei. Ka whai wāhi atu ko te hiki o te tukemata, te putē, te whetē me te pūkana o ngā whatu, te whātero i te arero, te tupere i ngā ngutu, te kōpuku i ngā pāpāringa.

The use of the face to convey the mood or emotions of a person, such as defiance, love, enticement, or cheek. It can involve the lifting of the eyebrow, a wide-eyed stare, a wild stare, the dilating of the eyes, the protruding of the tongue, the protruding of the lips and the puffing up of the cheeks.

Tauira KŌrero

Ka puta ia ki mua o te aroākapa me te whakapī haere i tōna kanohi.

Ki tēnā wāhi o te haka puta ai te whakapī a tēnā me tēnā.

He mea nui kia haere tahi te whakapī o te kanohi me te neke o te tinana.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Ko te whakaheke, koia te momo whakapī e miramira ai te kauae:


Ko te whakaruru, koia te tiro korotaha o ngā whatu nunui, me te whātero
 ki taha kē:


Ko te tāperu, koia te pana whakawaho i ngā ngutu:

      


Ko te whātero te pana whakawaho i te arero. Ko te tāruarua
 hohoro i te whātero, ka kīia tērā ko te naki:


Ko te tiro kōtaha, koia te titiro whakatetaha o ngā whatu:


Ko te whāitaita:


Ko te whakatetē:

 

KUPU KĒ ATU

whāitaita

Tauira KŌrero

Ka puta ia ki mua o te aroākapa me te whakapī haere i tōna kanohi.

Ki tēnā wāhi o te haka puta ai te whakapī a tēnā me tēnā.

He mea nui kia haere tahi te whakapī o te kanohi me te neke o te tinana.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga