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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

whati ~a ~nga

falter, break the flow of words

tūmahi whiti

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te pāremoremo o te whakapuaki kōrero a te tangata, o tana taki rānei i tētahi rerenga kupu pērā i te karakia, me te tauparapara. Inā pea ka wareware ngā kupu, ka pāngia rānei e te āmaimai.

To be faltering and hesitant in speech, or in the reciting of a piece of literary prose such as karakia or tauparapara, possibly because of forgetting the words or being beset with nervousness.

Tauira KŌrero

Hoki atu, hoki atu, he kaha ia ki te whakaharatau i ngā kupu, kia kore ai e whati i te wā e tū ana i te atamira.

I whati tana tātaki i te haka.

Nā tana kaha anipā pea i whati tana whakapuaki i ana rārangi kōrero.

Tauira KŌrero

Hoki atu, hoki atu, he kaha ia ki te whakaharatau i ngā kupu, kia kore ai e whati i te wā e tū ana i te atamira.

I whati tana tātaki i te haka.

Nā tana kaha anipā pea i whati tana whakapuaki i ana rārangi kōrero.