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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

whakatangata ~tia

personify, personification

tūingoa, tūmahi whiti

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te uta atu i ngā āhuatanga o te tangata, ngā mahi a te tangata rānei ki runga i tētahi mea o te taiao, i tētahi mea hangahanga rānei. Hei tauira:

  • Tīoro mai ana a Tūtakangāhau.
  • He reo wainene tō Pūtōrino, he reo mārū tō Pūkaea.
  • Taumaha ana te āhua o te whare, inā tōna pūwhāwhā.

Ascribing human characteristics or actions to something in nature or something person-made. For example:

  • South wind was screeching.
  • Pūtōrino has a sweet sound, Pūkaea’s voice is low-pitched.
  • The house was in a state of depression because of its dilapidated condition.

Tauira KŌrero

Kimihia ētahi whakataukī e whakatangata ana i tētahi āhuatanga o te taiao.

Ko tā te Māori, he whakatangata i ō tātou wharenui.

Ko te whakatangata tētahi nuka reo e rangona nuitia ana i te reo Māori.

Tauira KŌrero

Kimihia ētahi whakataukī e whakatangata ana i tētahi āhuatanga o te taiao.

Ko tā te Māori, he whakatangata i ō tātou wharenui.

Ko te whakatangata tētahi nuka reo e rangona nuitia ana i te reo Māori.