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Te Reo Pāngarau

Te Reo Pāngarau

English → Māori

A

April

Paengawhāwhā (kupu kē atu: Āperira)

August

Hereturikōkā (kupu kē atu: Ākuhata)

above

runga

absolute value

uara pū (tohu: | |)

accelerate

whakahohoro ~tia

account balance

tapeke pūtea

account statement, balance sheet

puka kaute (kupu kē atu: ripanga kaute)

accurate statement

kōrero tōtika

accurate, correct, valid

tika (kupu kē atu: tōtika)

acute angle

koki tāhapa (takenga mai: koki – angle; tāhapa – at an acute angle) (kupu kē atu: koki koi)

acute-angled triangle

tapatoru koki tāhapa

add, addition

tāpiri ~a ~tanga (tohu: +)

addend

tau tāpiri (kupu kē atu: tauhono)

addition table

tūtohi tāpiritanga

additive inverse

kōaro tāpiri

additive reasoning

whakaaro tāpiripiri

additive relationship

pānga tāpiripiri

additive strategy

rautaki tāpiripiri

adjacent

pātata

adjacent angle

koki pātata

adjacent side

tapa pātata

afternoon

ahiahi

algebra

taurangi (takenga mai: taurangi – variable)

algebraic equation

whārite taurangi

algebraic expression

kīanga taurangi

algebraic strategy

rautaki taurangi

algorithm

hātepe (takenga mai: hātepe – follow in a regular sequence)

allowance, pocket money

moni pūkoro

alternate angle

koki tauwhiti

alternate, alternating

hohoko

altitude, height, high, tall

teitei (kupu kē atu: tāroaroa [of a person], tiketike)

amount, dimension, numerous, quantity, plentiful, size, large

rahi ~nga (kupu kē atu: nui)

amount, many, numerous

maha (kupu kē atu: huhua)

analogue clock

karaka ringa

analogue time

wā-ringa

analyse

tātari ~hia ~ tanga (takenga mai: tātari – sift, sieve)

angle

koki

angle of depression

koki tāheke

angle of elevation

koki rewa

annulus

tarawhiti ahu-2 (takenga mai: tarawhiti - to encircle, hoop, ring; ahu-2 - 2-dimensional) (kupu kē atu: tarawhiti papatahi)

answer, product, quotient, result, solution

otinga (takenga mai: oti – finished, completed) (kupu kē atu: hua)

anticlockwise

kōaro

apex

tihi (takenga mai: tihi – summit, top, peak)

apothem

toropū hāngai (takenga mai: toro – stretch forth, extend; pū – centre; hāngai – perpendicular)

apparatus, device, equipment, instrument, tool

taputapu

appreciation (increase in value)

pikinga wāriu (kupu kē atu: pikinga uara)

approximate

āwhiwhi

approximately equal to

āhua rite (tohu: ≈)

arc

pewa (takenga mai: pewa – anything bow-shaped)

area

horahanga (takenga mai: hora – spread out)

array

tūtohi tukutuku

arrears

(utu) tōmuri (takenga mai: tōmuri - late)

arrow

pere

arrow card

kāri pere

arrow diagram

hoahoa pere (kupu kē atu: kauwhata pere)

arrow head shape

pere tapawhā

assert, assertion

tāpae ~tia ~ tanga (takenga mai: tāpae – place before a person, present)

asset

rawa

associative property

āhuatanga herekore (takenga mai: āhuatanga – property; here – tie, bind; kore – not, negative)

asymmetric, irregular

hikuwaru (takenga mai: hikuwaru – crooked, asymmetrical)

asymptote

tepe whakatata (takenga mai: tepe – boundary, limit; whakatata - to approach, go close)

attribute block

poro āhuatanga ake

attribute, feature, property

āhuatanga

automatic payment

utu aunoa

automatic transfer

whakawhitinga aunoa

autumn

tokerau (kupu kē atu: ngahuru)

autumn

ngahuru (kupu kē atu: tokerau)

average, mean

toharite (takenga mai: toha [tohatoha] – distribute; rite – alike, corresponding)

axis

tuaka (takenga mai: tuaka – midrib of a leaf)

axis of symmetry

tuaka hangarite (kupu kē atu: rārangi hangarite)

axis of symmetry, line of symmetry

rārangi hangarite (kupu kē atu: tuaka hangarite)

B

BEDMAS, order of operations

raupapa paheko

backward

whakamuri

backward counting

tatau whakamuri ~ria

balance (for measuring weight)

whārite ine-taumaha (kupu kē atu: taputapu whakataurite)

balance (for measuring weight)

taputapu whakataurite (kupu kē atu: whārite ine taumaha)

balance (for measuring weight)

taputapu whakataurite (kupu kē atu: whārite ine taumaha)

balance (of a bank account)

tapeke

balance sheet, account statement

ripanga kaute (kupu kē atu: puka kaute)

bank account

pūtea pēke

bankrupt, broke

pēkerapu (takenga mai: He kupu mino.) (kupu kē atu: pakaru te pūkoro)

bar graph

kauwhata pou

barter

hokohoko

base (of a geometrical figure)

pūtake

base (of a number system)

pūtake

base element (of a pattern)

pūtaketake

base ten system, decimal system

pūnaha tekau

base, root (of a number)

pūtake

basic addition fact

meka tāpiritanga matua

basic fact

meka matua

basic multiplication fact

meka whakareatanga matua

bead frame, Slavonic abacus

anga pirepire (kupu kē atu: takatātai huapae)

before dawn

ata pō

below, bottom, under

raro

bias, biased

haukume (takenga mai: haukume – pull)

biased event

pāpono haukume

biased sample, non-representative sample, skewed sample

tīpako haukume (kupu kē atu: tīpako tītaha)

big

nui (kupu kē atu: rahi)

bill, invoice

nama

billion

mano miriona (tohu: 1,000,000,000) (kupu kē atu: piriona)

billion

piriona (tohu: 1,000,000,000) (kupu kē atu: mano miriona)

bimodal distribution

tuari tihirua

binary

tāhūrua (takenga mai: tāhū – ridge pole of a house; rua – two)

binary operation

paheko tāhūrua (takenga mai: paheko – operation; tāhū – ridgepole of a house; rua – two)

binary system

pūnaha tāhūrua

bisect

weherua ~tia (takenga mai: wehe – divide; rua – two)

bisector, median (of a triangle)

rārangi weherua

bivariate data

raraunga matarua

blackline master, copymaster

whārangi tārua

blank number line

rārangi tau wātea

block

poro (kupu kē atu: poraka)

board, plane, surface

papa

bottom view

tirohanga (mai i) raro

boundary

rohe (kupu kē atu: paenga, paetaha)

box and whisker graph, boxplot

kauwhata kauamo (takenga mai: kauwhata - graph; kauamo – pole of a ladder)

boxplot, box and whisker graph

kauwhata kauamo (takenga mai: kauwhata - graph; kauamo – pole of a ladder)

brackets

taiapa ~tia (tohu: ( ), { }, [ ]) (takenga mai: taiapa – fence) (kupu kē atu: taiepa)

breadth, wide, width

whānui

break down (a number), partition

wāwāhi ~a ~tanga (kupu kē atu: wāhi ~a)

budget

mahere pūtea (takenga mai: mahere – plan; pūtea – sum of money)

build, construct, create, generate

waihanga ~tia

business tax

tāke pakihi

buy, sell

hoko ~na

C

Cartesian coordinates

taunga tukutuku (takenga mai: taunga – position; tukutuku – grid)

Chinese abacus, open abacus

takatātai (takenga mai: taka – drop down; tātai – calculate)

Cuisenaire rods

rākau Ātaarangi (kupu kē atu: rākau karakara, rākau whaikano)

calculate, calculation

tātai ~hia ~ tanga (takenga mai: tātai – arrange, set in order, measure)

calculator

tātaitai

calendar

maramataka

capacity

kītanga

capital

haupū rawa (takenga mai: haupū – lie in a heap; rawa – asset)

cardinal number

tau maha

cartesian product

whātuinga takirua (tohu: x) (takenga mai: whātui – lace, tie together; takirua – pair)

cash, money

moni (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

category data

raraunga whakarōpū

category of data

rōpū raraunga

category, group

rōpū

cent

hēneti (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

centimetre

mitarau (tohu: cm) (kupu kē atu: henemita)

central angle

koki pū

centre

pū (kupu kē atu: pokapū)

centre of enlargement

pū whakarahi

centre of rotation

pū huringa

centroid (of a triangle)

pū tapatoru

change (money)

wāwāhinga moni (kupu kē atu: whakahokinga moni)

change, convert

huri ~hia ~hanga

chart, table (of data)

tūtohi (takenga mai: tūtohi – point out, indicate) (kupu kē atu: papa raraunga)

cheque

haki (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

chevron

pere tapaono (kupu kē atu: kaokao)

chord

aho

circle

porowhita ~tia (kupu kē atu: porohita ~tia)

circle geometry

āhuahanga porowhita

circle graph, pie graph

kauwhata porowhita

circumcentre

pū porowhita rāwaho

circumcircle

porowhita rāwaho

circumference, perimeter

paenga

classify, group

whakarōpū ~tia ~ tanga

clinometer

ine-rōnaki (takenga mai: ine – measure; rōnaki – sloping, slanting)

clock, o'clock

karaka (takenga mai: He kupu mino.) (kupu kē atu: matawā)

clockwise

whakatekaraka (kupu kē atu: ā-karaka)

close (near)

tata (kupu kē atu: pātata)

closed curve

kōpiko kati

cluster

rāpoi (takenga mai: rāpoi – swarm, cluster, assemble)

co-interior angle

koki tauroto

co-ordinate geometry

āhuahanga taunga

co-ordinate plane

papa taunga

co-ordinate, position

taunga (takenga mai: taunga – resting place, anchorage) (kupu kē atu: takotoranga)

coefficient, multiplier

tau whakarea

coin

uka (kupu kē atu: kapa)

collect together

whakakao ~tia (kupu kē atu: whakaemi ~a, whakahuihui ~a)

collinear points

pūwāhi whakarārangi

column

pou (kupu kē atu: tīwae)

combination

whiriwhiringa raupapa-kore (takenga mai: whiriwhiri – select, choose; raupapa – sequence; kore – not, negative)

combined event

pāpono raupapa

common denominator

tauraro pātahi

common factor

tauwehe pātahi

common multiple

taurea pātahi

commutative property

āhuatanga kōaro (takenga mai: āhuatanga – property; kōaro – inverse)

compact numeral

tau kiato (takenga mai: tau – number; kiato – compact, in small compass)

compare

whakatairite ~a ~ nga (kupu kē atu: whakataurite ~a)

compass (direction)

kāpehu

compass (for drawing circles)

tāporowhita (takenga mai: tā – print; porowhita – circle) (kupu kē atu: taputapu tuhi porowhita)

compatible number

taurata (takenga mai: tau – number; rata – familiar, friendly)

compensate, compensation

paremata ~tia (takenga mai: paremata – payment, return, revenge)

complementary angles

koki whakahāngai (takenga mai: koki – angle; whaka – causative prefix, to make; hāngai – perpendicular)

composite

hiato (takenga mai: hiato – be gathered together)

composite bar graph

kauwhata pou hiato (takenga mai: kauwhata pou – bar graph; hiato – be gathered together)

composite stem and leaf graph

kauwhata rautō hiato

compound interest

huamoni whakaputu (takenga mai: huamoni – interest; whakaputu – be heaped up)

computer spreadsheet

ripanga rorohiko

concave

kōpapa

concentric

pūrite (takenga mai: pū – centre; rite – alike, corresponding)

concentric circles

porowhita pūrite

concertina

whētuitui hokohoko (takenga mai: whētui – fold; hokohoko – alternate)

concrete model

tauira ōkiko (takenga mai: ōkiko - physical; ō - pertaining to; kiko - body, substance)

concurrent lines, intersecting lines

rārangi pūtahi

conditional probability

tūponotanga whakawhirinaki (takenga mai: whakawhirinaki - depend on)

cone, pyramid

koeko

confidential

matatapu (takenga mai: mata - face, countenance; tapu - inaccessible)

congruent, equal

ōrite (tohu: =)

conjecture

tāiringa kōrero (takenga mai: tāiri – be suspended; kōrero – talk)

conjugate angles

koki whakahuripū (takenga mai: koki – angle; whaka – causative prefix, to make; huri – turn; pū – origin, heart, centre)

consecutive numbers

tau piri tata (takenga mai: piri - keep close; tata - be near) (kupu kē atu: tau karapipiti)

constant number

tau pūmau

constant rate of decline

pāpātanga heke pūmau

constant rate of decline or decay

heke pūmau

constant rate of growth

pāpātanga tipu pūmau

constant, invariant, fixed

pūmau

construct, create, generate, build

waihanga ~tia

continuous

motukore (takenga mai: motu – severed, broken off; kore – not, negative) (kupu kē atu: whaiwhai)

continuous data

raraunga motukore (kupu kē atu: raraunga whaiwhai)

continuous variable

taurangi motukore (kupu kē atu: taurangi whaiwhai)

convenience sample

tīpako māmā

convention, meaning, method, technique

tikanga

convergent lines

rārangi ūngutu

convert, change

huri ~hia ~hanga

convex

koropuku

copy, repeat

tārua ~tia ~tanga

copymaster, blackline master

whārangi tārua

corner

kokonga (kupu kē atu: akitu)

correlation

ine pānga

corresponding angle

koki taurite

cosine

whenu (tohu: ) (takenga mai: whenu – warp of a flax garment)

cost price

utu waihanga

cost, price, pay

utu ~a

count in twos, count in threes ...

tatau mawhiti-rua,tatau mawhiti-toru ~ria ... (whakapotonga: tatau mawhiti-2, tatau mawhiti-3 ...) (takenga mai: tatau – count; mawhiti – leap, skip)

count on

tatau ake ~ria

count, tally

tatau ~ria ~ ranga (kupu kē atu: kaute)

counter

porotiti (takenga mai: porotiti – disc)

counting number, natural number

tau tatau

counting strategy

rautaki tatau

create, generate, construct, build

waihanga ~tia

credit

moni taurewa (takenga mai: moni – money; taurewa – not paid for, unrequited)

credit card

kāri taurewa

crescent

kape

cross-section

motuhanga (takenga mai: motu – severed, cut)

cube

mataono rite

cube root

pūtaketoru (tohu: ∛)

cubic centimetre

mitarau pūtoru (tohu: cm3)

cubic metre

mita pūtoru (tohu: m3)

cuboid, rectangular prism

poro-tapawhā hāngai

currency

pūnaha moni (takenga mai: pūnaha – system; moni – money)

curve, curved

kōpiko

curved line

rārangi kōpiko

curved solid

āhua ahu-3 mata kōpiko

curvilinear shape

āhua kōpiko

curvilinear triangle

tapatoru kōpiko

cyclic quadrilateral

tapawhā pūtahi porowhita

cylinder

rango (takenga mai: rango – roller)

D

December

Hakihea (kupu kē atu: Tīhema)

data

raraunga (takenga mai: rarau – lay hold of)

data analysis

tātari raraunga

data card

kāri raraunga

data collection

kohikohi raraunga

data display

whakaari raraunga (kupu kē atu: whakaaturanga raraunga)

data sorting

wehewehe raraunga

database

pātengi raraunga (takenga mai: pātengi - storehouse; raraunga - data) (kupu kē atu: putu raraunga)

dataset

huinga raraunga

dawn

ata hāpara (kupu kē atu: tākiritanga)

day

rā (kupu kē atu: rangi)

daylight

awatea

debit, withdrawal

moni tango

debt

nama

decagon (regular)

tapa-tekau (rite)

decay rate, rate of decline, rate of decay

pāpātanga heke

decimal fraction

hautanga ā-ira (kupu kē atu: hautau ā-ira)

decimal number

tau ā-ira

decimal place

mati whaiira (takenga mai: mati – digit; whai – possess, follow; ira – decimal point) (kupu kē atu: mati ā-ira)

decimal point

ira ngahuru

decimal system, base ten system

pūnaha tekau

decomposition, partition (number)

wāwāhi tau

decrease

whakaheke ~a ~nga

deep, depth

hōhonu

deferred payment

(utu) tārewa (takenga mai: utu - payment; tārewa - suspended, deferred)

deficit, overdraft

tarepa (takenga mai: tarepa – incomplete, wanting in number)

degree (angle and temperature)

putu (tohu: º) (takenga mai: putu - lie one upon another) (kupu kē atu: tākiri [kupu mino])

degree (angle and temperature)

tākiri (tohu: °) (takenga mai: He kupu mino.) (kupu kē atu: putu)

degrees Celsius

waeine Celsius (tohu: °C) (kupu kē atu: waeine tohurau)

denominator

tauraro (takenga mai: tau – number; raro – below, under)

density

kiato

dependant outcome

putanga whakawhirinaki

dependent event

pāpono whakawhirinaki

dependent variable

taurangi whakamauru (takenga mai: taurangi – variable; whakamauru – lean upon)

deposit (a sum of money)

moni kuhu

deposit (into an account)

kuhu moni

depreciation

hekenga wāriu (kupu kē atu: hekenga uara)

derived unit, ratio unit

waeine pāpātanga

device, equipment, instrument, tool, apparatus

taputapu

diagonal

hauroki

diagram, plan

hoahoa ~ina (takenga mai: hoahoa – plan of a house)

diameter

whitianga (takenga mai: whiti – cross over, reach the other side)

diamond shape

taimana (takenga mai: He kupu mino.) (kupu kē atu: tapawhā whakarara rite, whakarara rite)

diamond shape, rhombus

tapawhā whakarara rite (kupu kē atu: whakarara rite, taimana)

diary

rātaka

dice

mataono tau

difference (in subtraction)

huatango (takenga mai: hua – outcome, product; tango – subtract)

digit

mati

digital clock

karaka mati

digital resource

rauemi matihiko (takenga mai: rauemi – resource; mati – digit; hiko [tāhiko] – electronic)

digital time

wā-mati

dimension (of space)

ahu ~nga

dimension, numerous, quantity, plentiful, size, large, amount

rahi ~nga (kupu kē atu: nui)

direct comparison

whakatairite mata ki te mata

direct route

ara torotika (kupu kē atu: ahunga ā-manu)

direction, bearing

ahu ~nga (kupu kē atu: anga, aro ~nga)

directly proportional relationship

pānga riterite horipū

discount

whakahekenga utu

discount price

utu whakaheke

discrete

motumotu (takenga mai: motumotu – divided into isolated portions)

discrete data

raraunga motumotu

discrete variable

taurangi motumotu

disjoint sets

huinga ritua (takenga mai: huinga – set; ritua – be separated)

distant, distance

tawhiti (kupu kē atu: mamao)

distinctive feature (of data)

āhuatanga kōhure (takenga mai: āhuatanga – feature; kōhure – outstanding, conspicuous)

distinctive, prominent

kōhure (takenga mai: kōhure – outstanding, conspicuous) (kupu kē atu: tāpua)

distort, distortion

whakapeka ~tia ~ nga

distribute, share

toha, tohatoha ~ina

distribution

tuari

distributive property

āhuatanga tohatoha (takenga mai: āhuatanga – property; tohatoha – distribute)

divergent lines

rārangi tīhoi

divide, division

whakawehe ~a ~nga (tohu: ÷)

dividend

tau e whakawehea ana

divisibility rule

ture whakawehe

division with a remainder

whakawehenga whai toenga

divisor

tau whakawehe

dodecagon (regular)

tapa-tekau mā rua (rite)

dodecahedron (regular)

mata-tekau mā rua (rite)

dollar

tāra

domino

poro tātai tau

dot graph, dot plot

kauwhata ira

dot plot, dot graph

kauwhata ira

dot, point

ira (takenga mai: ira – freckle, mole) (kupu kē atu: tongi)

double number line

rārangi tau matarua

double, triple

rearua, reatoru ~tia ... (takenga mai: rea [whakarea] – multiply; rua – two)

E

EFTPOS card

kāri utu tāhiko (takenga mai: kāri - card [kupu mino]; utu - to pay; tāhiko - electronic) (kupu kē atu: kāri utu ā-hiko)

early dawn

ata pūao (kupu kē atu: ata iti)

east

rāwhiti (kupu kē atu: waho)

east

waho (kupu kē atu: rāwhiti)

easy, light (mass), simple

māmā

economy

ōhanga (takenga mai: ō – provision for a journey; hanga – make, build, fashion, business practice)

edge, side

tapa (kupu kē atu: taha)

eight

waru

electronic transfer

whakawhitinga tāhiko (kupu kē atu: whakawhitinga ā-hiko)

element, member (of a set)

huānga (takenga mai: huānga – relative, member of the same hapū)

ellipse

pororapa (takenga mai: poro [porowhita] – circle; rapa – spread out, extended)

ellipsoid

poirapa (takenga mai: poi – sphere; rapa – spread out, extended)

emergent counting

tatau pitomata (takenga mai: tatau – count; pito – at first; mata – fresh, unripe)

empty set, null set

huinga wātea (tohu:{})

enlarge, enlargement

whakarahi ~a ~nga (kupu kē atu: whakanui ~a)

enough, sufficient

rawaka

equal

rite (tohu: =)

equal addition

tāpiritanga ōrite

equal sharing

tohatoha ōrite

equal sharing strategy

rautaki tohatoha ōrite

equal, congruent

ōrite (tohu: =)

equation

whārite (takenga mai: whārite – balance by an equivalent)

equation sequence

raupapatanga whārite

equilateral triangle

tapatoru rite

equipment, instrument, tool, apparatus, device

taputapu

equivalent expression

kīanga ōrite

equivalent fraction

hautau ōrite

equivalent, same amount

ōrite te rahi

estimate

whakatau tata ~ngia (takenga mai: whakatau – conclude; tata – near)

ethical convention

tikanga matatika

even number

taurua (takenga mai: tau – number; rua – two)

evening

ahiahi pō (kupu kē atu: pō nehu)

event (probability)

pāpono (takenga mai: pā – connected with; pono [tūponotanga] – probability)

evidence

taunaki ~tia ~ tanga (takenga mai: taunaki – support, reinforce)

exchange

whakawhiti ~a ~ nga

exchange rate

pāpātanga whakawhiti

expand

whakawhānui ~tia ~ tanga

expand (a number)

roha ~ina

expanded numeral

tau roha

expenditure

whakapaunga

experiment, test, trial

whakamātau ~ria

experimental outcome

putanga whakamātau

experimental probability

tūponotanga whakamātau

exponent, indice, power

pū (takenga mai: pū – heap, stack, bundle) (kupu kē atu: taupū)

exponent, indice, power

taupū (takenga mai: tau - number; pū - heap, stack) (kupu kē atu: pū)

exponential

taupūtanga (takenga mai: taupū - exponent; tau - number; pū - heap, stack)

exponential decline or decay

heke taupūtanga

exponential equation

whārite taupūtanga

exponential function, exponential relationship

pānga taupūtanga

exponential graph

kauwhata taupūtanga

exponential growth

tipu taupūtanga

exponential relationship, exponential function

pānga taupūtanga

expression

kīanga

extend, lengthen

whakaroa ~tia

exterior angle, external angle

koki waho

F

February

Huitanguru (kupu kē atu: Pēpuere)

Friday

Rāmere (kupu kē atu: Paraire)

face (of a solid figure)

mata

face value (of a digit)

uara mati

factor

tauwehe (takenga mai: tau – number; wehe – divide)

factorial

huarea (takenga mai: hua – outcome, product; rea [whakarea] – multiplication)

factorise

whakatauwehe ~a ~ nga

fair, unbiased

tōkeke (takenga mai: tōkeke – just, impartial)

fairy stick

rākau mati

family of facts

whānau meka matua

fathom

mārō

few

ruarua (kupu kē atu: torutoru)

finance (system of money), financial

ahumoni (takenga mai: ahu – tend, foster; moni – money)

financial literacy

mātau ahumoni (takenga mai: mātau – know, be acquainted with; ahumoni – finance; ahu - tend, foster; moni - money [kupu mino])

financial plan

mahere ahumoni

finite, ending

mutunga

first, second ...

tuatahi, tuarua ... (whakapotonga: tua-1, tua-2...)

five

rima

fixed, constant, invariant

pūmau

flat

papatahi

flat rate, fixed rate

pāpātanga pūmau

flip

kauhuri ~a ~nga (kupu kē atu: huripoki)

floating rate, variable rate

pāpātanga taurangi

floor plan

hoahoa ā-papa

flow diagram

hoahoa rerenga

fluctuate, fluctuation

manei ~tanga (takenga mai: manei – waver, vacillate) (kupu kē atu: mānenei)

foot

pūtu (takenga mai: He kupu mino)

forefinger width (unit of measurement)

mati

formula, rule

ture (kupu kē atu: tikanga tātai)

forward

whakamua

forward counting

tatau whakamua ~ria

four

whā (tohu: 4)

fraction, proportion (part of a whole)

hautau, hautanga (takenga mai: hau – part, fraction; tau – number)

fractional exponent, fractional power

pū hautanga (kupu kē atu: taupū hautanga)

fractional power, fractional exponent

pū hautanga (kupu kē atu: taupū hautanga)

frequency

auau

frequency table

tūtohi auau

front view

tirohanga (mai i) mua

frustum

motuhanga pūtake (takenga mai: motu – severed, cut; pūtake – base)

function, relation

pānga (takenga mai: pā – connected with) (kupu kē atu: hononga)

function, relation, connection

hononga (kupu kē atu: pānga)

fund

tahua

funds, sum of money

pūtea

G

Goods and Services Tax (GST), sales tax

Tāke Hokohoko

gallon

kārani (takenga mai: He kupu mino.) (kupu kē atu: kereona)

gap

āputa

generate, create, construct, build

waihanga ~tia

geoboard

papa tīrau (takenga mai: papa – board; tīrau – peg, stick)

geometric strategy

rautaki āhuahanga

geometry

āhuahanga

glide reflection

whakaata nekehanga

golden ratio

ōwehenga huatau (takenga mai: ōwehenga - ratio; huatau - comely, suitable, elegant, graceful)

goods (property)

taonga

gradient, slope

rōnaki (takenga mai: rōnaki – sloping, slanting)

gram

karamu (tohu: g) (takenga mai: He kupu mino.) (kupu kē atu: karama, ramu)

graph

kauwhata (takenga mai: kauwhata – stage or frame)

greater than

nui ake (tohu: >)

greater than or equal to

nui ake, rite tonu rānei (tohu: ≥)

grid

tukutuku

grid paper

pepa tukutuku

group, classify

whakarōpū ~tia ~ tanga

growth rate, rate of growth

pāpātanga tipu

guessing game, puzzle

panga

H

half, third, quarter ...

haurua, hautoru, hauwhā ... (tohu: {{1⁄2 }}, {{1⁄3 }}, {{1⁄4 }} ...)

half-turn (180˚)

hurihanga haurua

handspan

matikara

heart rate

hoto manawa (kupu kē atu: kakapa manawa)

heavy, weight

taumaha

hectare

heketea (tohu: ha) (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

height (of a person), tall

tāroaroa

height, altitude, high, tall

teitei (kupu kē atu: tāroaroa [of a person], tiketike)

helix

maurea (takenga mai: maurea - tiger shell)

hemisphere

poi haurua

heptagon (regular)

tapawhitu (rite)

hexagon (regular)

tapaono (rite)

(regular) hexagonal prism

poro-tapaono (rite)

hexagonal pyramid (regular)

koeko-tapaono (rite)

highest common factor

tauwehe pātahi nui rawa

hire purchase

hoko harangotengote

histogram

kauwhata pouhere (takenga mai: kauwhata pou – bar graph; here – tie, bind)

horizontal

huapae (kupu kē atu: pae, whakapae)

horizontal axis

tuaka pae (tohu: tuaka-x) (kupu kē atu: tuaka huapae)

horizontal cross-section

motuhanga pae (kupu kē atu: motupae)

horizontal line

rārangi huapae

hour

haora

hundred

rau (tohu: 100)

hundreds board, hundreds chart

paparau

hundreds chart, hundreds board

paparau

hundreds flip board

paparau hurahura

hundreds frame

anga rau

hundreds place value block

poro-rau

hundredths board

papa haurau

hyperbola

pūwerewere

hypotenuse

tāroa (takenga mai: tāroa – long)

hypothesis

whakapae ~tia

I

icosahedron (regular)

mata-rua tekau (rite)

identity

tūmau (takenga mai: tūmau – fixed, constant)

image

mātātuhi (takenga mai: mātā [mātāniho] – print or mark of teeth; tuhi – draw, write) (kupu kē atu: otinga)

imaginary number

tau pohewa

imperial unit of measure

waeine Ingarangi (takenga mai: Ingarangi - England [kupu mino])

improper fraction, vulgar fraction

hautau nui ake i te kotahi

incentre

pū porowhita rāroto

inch

īnihi (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

incircle, inscribed circle

porowhita rāroto

income

moni whiwhi

income tax

tāke moni whiwhi

increase

whakapiki ~a ~nga

independent event

pāpono wehe kē

independent outcome

putanga wehe kē

independent variable

taurangi wehe kē (kupu kē atu: taurangi rāwekeweke)

indirect comparison

whakatairite autaki (takenga mai: whakatairite - to compare; autaki - circuitous, roundabout, indirect route)

inequality, inequation

tōrite (takenga mai: tō – pull, drag; rite – corresponding, balanced by an equivalent)

infinite, unending

mutunga-kore

inflation

tāmi ahumoni (takenga mai: tāmi – repress, suppress; ahumoni – financial)

inscribed angle

koki rāroto

insert, substitute

whakauru ~a ~ nga

inside

roto

instalment

utu harangotengote (takenga mai: utu – payment; harangotengote – do by instalments)

instant recall

whakautu wawe (takenga mai: wawe - rapid, immediately) (kupu kē atu: whakautu tangetange)

instrument, tool, apparatus, device, equipment

taputapu

integer

tau tōpū (takenga mai: tau – number; tōpū – assembled in a body)

inter-quartile range

ine hauwhātanga

intercept

haukoti ~a ~nga

interest

huamoni (takenga mai: hua – product, bear fruit; moni – money)

interior angle, internal angle

koki roto

interpret

whakamāori ~tia

intersect, intersection

pūtahi ~tanga (takenga mai: pūtahi – join, meet)

intersecting lines, concurrent lines

rārangi pūtahi

intersection set

huinga pūtahi (tohu: ∩) (takenga mai: huinga - set; pūtahi - intersect, join, meet)

invalid statement

kōrero koremana

invariant property

āhuatanga pūmau (takenga mai: āhuatanga – property; pūmau – fixed, constant, permanent)

invariant, fixed, constant

pūmau

inverse

kōaro

inverse cosine

whenu kōaro (tohu: )

inverse direction, opposite direction

ahunga kōaro

inverse function, inverse relation

pānga kōaro

inverse operation

paheko kōaro

inverse relation, inverse function

pānga kōaro

inverse rotation

huri kōaro

inverse sine

aho kōaro (tohu: )

inverse tangent

pātapa kōaro (tohu: )

inversely proportional relationship, inverse proportion

pānga riterite kōaro

invest, investment

haumi ~tanga (takenga mai: haumi – reserve, lay aside)

investigate, investigation

tūhura ~tia ~tanga

investment account

pūtea haumi

invoice, bill

nama

irrational number

tau kewha (takenga mai: tau – number; kewha – unsettled, irresolute)

irregular, asymmetric

hikuwaru (takenga mai: hikuwaru – crooked, asymmetrical)

isometric

inerite (takenga mai: ine – measure; rite - alike, corresponding)

isometric diagram

hoahoa inerite

isometric grid

tukutuku inerite

isosceles

waerite (takenga mai: wae – leg, foot; rite – alike, corresponding)

isosceles trapezium

taparara waerite

isosceles triangle

tapatoru waerite

J

January

Kohitātea (kupu kē atu: Hānuere [kupu mino])

July

Hōngongoi (kupu kē atu: Hūrae)

June

Pipiri (kupu kē atu: Hune)

join

hono ~a ~nga (kupu kē atu: tūhono ~tia)

just after sunrise

ata tū

justify

parahau ~tia (takenga mai: parahau – protection, defence)

K

kilogram

manokaramu (tohu: kg) (kupu kē atu: kirokaramu, kiroramu, manoramu)

kilolitre

manorita (tohu: kl) (kupu kē atu: kirorita)

kilometre

manomita (tohu: km) (kupu kē atu: kiromita)

kilometres per hour

manomita i te haora (tohu: km/h) (takenga mai: mano - thousand; mita - metre [he kupu mino]; haora - hour [he kupu mino])

kite shape

manu tapawhā (takenga mai: manu - kite; tapawhā – quadrilateral)

L

large, amount, dimension, numerous, quantity, plentiful, size

rahi ~nga (kupu kē atu: nui)

latitude

ahopae (takenga mai: aho – line; pae – horizontal)

leap year

tau kuhurangi (takenga mai: tau – year; kuhu – insert; rangi – day) (kupu kē atu: tau pekerangi)

left side view

tirohanga (mai i te taha) mauī

length, long

roa ~nga

less than

iti iho (tohu: <)

less than or equal to

iti iho, rite tonu rānei (tohu: ≤)

light, not heavy

taimāmā (kupu kē atu: māmā)

like term, similar variable

taurangi tairite

limit of accuracy

tepe o te tika (takenga mai: tepe – boundary, limit; tika – correct)

line

rārangi

line graph

kauwhata rārangi

line of best fit, line of correlation

rārangi tohu hononga

line of correlation, line of best fit

rārangi tohu hononga

line of symmetry, axis of symmetry

rārangi hangarite (kupu kē atu: tuaka hangarite)

line scale

āwhata rārangi

line segment

rārangi poro

line symmetry, reflective symmetry

hangarite whakaata

linear equation

whārite rārangi

linear relationship

pānga rārangi

litre

rita (tohu: l)

loan

pūtea taurewa

locus

huanui (takenga mai: huanui – path, pathway)

logarithm

pūkōaro (kupu kē atu: taupū kōaro)

logarithmic decay, logarithmic decline

heke pūkōaro

logarithmic decline, logarithmic decay

heke pūkōaro

logarithmic growth

tipu pūkōaro

longitude

ahopou (takenga mai: aho - line; pou [poutū] - vertical)

loss (financial)

moni ngaro

low

hahaka (kupu kē atu: hakahaka)

lower quartile

hauwhā raro

lowest common denominator

tauraro pātahi iti rawa

lowest common multiple

taurea pātahi iti rawa

M

March

Poutūterangi (kupu kē atu: Māehe)

May

Haratua (kupu kē atu: Mei)

Monday

Rāhina (kupu kē atu: Mane)

machine, mechanical device

pūrere (takenga mai: pū – source, foundation, base; rere – flow, fly)

magic square

tapawhā mīharo

major arc

pewa matua

major sector

pewanga matua

major segment

tapahanga matua

manipulate equation

rāwekeweke whārite

many, numerous, amount

maha (kupu kē atu: huhua)

map, plan

mahere

margin of error

pae hapa (takenga mai: pae - region, boundary)

mark up

whakapikinga utu

mass

papatipu (takenga mai: papatipu – solid mass)

mathematical model

tauira pāngarau

maximum (of a data set)

mōrahi

maximum (of a graph)

tihi

mean, average

toharite (takenga mai: toha [tohatoha] – distribute; rite – alike, corresponding)

meaning, method, technique, convention

tikanga

measure of central tendency

wēanga (takenga mai: wē – the middle) (kupu kē atu: ine waenga)

measure, measurement

ine ~a ~nga

measurement data

raraunga ine

measurement from tip of the hand to the elbow

tuke

measuring device

taputapu ine

measuring jug

ipu ine-kītanga (kupu kē atu: puoto ine)

measuring spoon

koko ine

measuring tape, tape measure

taura ine (kupu kē atu: rūri tākai, tēpa ine, taura tīeke)

measuring wheel

wīra ine

mechanical device, machine

pūrere (takenga mai: pū – source, foundation, base; rere – flow, fly)

median (of a data set)

tau waenga

median (of a triangle), bisector

rārangi weherua

member (of a set), element

huānga (takenga mai: huānga – relative, member of the same hapū)

mental image

whakaahua ā-hinengaro

meridian, midday, noon

tūhoetanga o te rā (kupu kē atu: poupoutanga o te rā, rānui)

method, technique, convention, meaning

tikanga

metre

mita (tohu: m) (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

metres per second

mita i te hākona (tohu: m/s) (takenga mai: mita - metre [he kupu mino]; hākona - second [he kupu mino])

metric system

pūnaha ngahuru

metric unit

waeine ngahuru

midday, meridian, noon

poupoutanga o te rā (takenga mai: poupou – aloft, on the meridian) (kupu kē atu: rānui, tūhoetanga o te rā)

middle

waenganui

midnight

waenganui pō (kupu kē atu: weheruatanga [o te] pō)

midnight

weheruatanga (o te) pō (kupu kē atu: waenganui pō)

midpoint (of a line segment)

pūwaenga (takenga mai: pū [pūwāhi] – point; waenga – the middle, midst)

mile

māero (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

milligram

karamumano (tohu: mg) (kupu kē atu: karamamano, mirikaramu, miriramu, ramumano)

millilitre

ritamano (tohu: ml) (kupu kē atu: miririta)

millimetre

mitamano (tohu: mm) (kupu kē atu: mirimita)

million

miriona (tohu: 1,000,000) (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

minimum (of a data set)

mōkito (takenga mai: mōkito [mōkitokito] – minute, small)

minimum (of a graph)

whāruarua (takenga mai: whāruarua – concave, depressed)

minor arc

pewa iti

minor arc

pewanga iti

minor segment

tapahanga iti

minuend

tau matua

minute

meneti (takenga mai: He kupu mino.) (kupu kē atu: miniti)

mirror image, reflected image

mātātuhi whakaatanga (kupu kē atu: otinga whakaatanga)

mirror line

rārangi whakaata (kupu kē atu: paeata)

mirror, reflect, reflection

whakaata ~tia ~nga

mixed number

tau hanumi (takenga mai: tau – number; hanumi – be mixed)

mode

tau tānui (takenga mai: tau – number; tā – print; nui – many)

month

marama

moon

Marama

morning

ata

mortgage

mōkete (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

mosiac, tesselate, tessellation, tiling

rōpinepine (takenga mai: rōpine – place close together)

multilink cubes

mataono honohono (kupu kē atu: poraka honohono, poro honohono)

multiple

taurea (takenga mai: tau – number; rea [whakarea] – multiply)

multiplicand

tau e whakareatia ana

multiplication table

tūtohi whakareatanga

multiplicative inverse

kōaro whakarea

multiplicative reasoning

whakaaro whakarea

multiplicative relationship

pānga whakarea

multiplicative strategy

rautaki whakarea

multiply, multiplication

whakarea ~tia ~tanga (tohu: ×) (takenga mai: whaka – causative prefix, to make; rea – multiply) (kupu kē atu: whakarau ~tia ~tanga)

multisided dice

matatini tau

multivariate category data

raraunga whakarōpū matatini

multivariate data

raraunga matatini

mutually exclusive event

pāpono aukati

N

November

Whiringa ā-rangi (kupu kē atu: Noema)

narrow

whāiti (kupu kē atu: kūiti)

natural number, counting number

tau tatau

negative (number)

tōraro (takenga mai: tō – that of, pertaining to; raro – below)

negative balance

tapeke tōraro

negative correlation

ine pānga tōraro

negative exponent, negative power

pū tōraro (kupu kē atu: taupū tōraro)

negative number

tau tōraro (tohu: -) (takenga mai: tau – number; tō – that of; raro – below)

negative power, negative exponent

pū tōraro (kupu kē atu: taupū tōraro)

negatively skewed

tītaha tōraro

net (of a solid figure)

raumata (takenga mai: raumata – mesh of a net)

night

nil, none, nought, zero

kore

nine

iwa (tohu: 9)

non-linear equation

whārite kōpiko (takenga mai: whārite – equation; kōpiko – curve)

non-linear relationship

pānga rārangi-kore

non-representative sample, biased sample, skewed sample

tīpako haukume (kupu kē atu: tīpako tītaha)

non-standard

aro kē (takenga mai: aro - focus, have a certain direction; kē – different, other, strange)

non-standard unit of measurement

waeine aro kē

non-unit fraction

hautau waetahi-kore

nonagon (regular)

tapaiwa (rite)

none, nought, zero, nil

kore

noon, meridian, midday

rānui (kupu kē atu: poupoutanga o te rā, tūhoetanga o te rā)

normal curve, bell curve

ānau māori (kupu kē atu: ānau hangarite)

normal distribution

tuari māori (kupu kē atu: tuari hangarite)

north

raki (kupu kē atu: tokerau)

north

tokerau (kupu kē atu: raki)

north-east

rāwhiti-mā-raki

north-west

uru-mā-raki

not equal to

kāore e rite ana (tohu: ≠)

note (currency)

moni puka

note (money)

monitā (takenga mai: moni - money [he kupu mino]; tā - to print) (kupu kē atu: moni pepa)

nought, zero, nil, none

kore

number

tau

number data

raraunga tau

number fan

kōwhiuwhiu tau

number framework

mahere tau

number knowledge

mātauranga tau

number line

rārangi tau (kupu kē atu: aho tau)

number pair

tau punarua

number story

pakitau

number story problem

rapanga pakitau

number strategy

rautaki tau

number system

pūnaha tau

number table, number chart

tūtohi tau (kupu kē atu: papatau)

numeral

tohutau (takenga mai: tohu – symbol; tau – number)

numeral card

kāri tohutau (kupu kē atu: kāri tau)

numerator

taurunga (takenga mai: tau – number; runga – above)

numerous, amount, many

maha (kupu kē atu: huhua)

numerous, quantity, plentiful, size, large, amount, dimension

rahi ~nga (kupu kē atu: nui)

O

October

Whiringa ā-nuku (kupu kē atu: Oketopa)

object (before transformation)

mātāoroko (takenga mai: mātā [mātāniho] – print or mark of teeth; oroko – for the first time)

object, thing

taonga (kupu kē atu: mea)

oblique

hōtiu (takenga mai: hōtiu – oblique, inclined)

oblique cone, oblique pyramid

koeko hōtiu

oblique cross-section

motuhanga hōtiu

oblique cylinder

rango hōtiu

oblique line

rārangi hōtiu (kupu kē atu: rārangi tītaha)

oblique pyramid, oblique cone

koeko hōtiu

oblique square prism

poro-tapawhā rite hōtiu

oblique square pyramid

koeko-tapawhā rite hōtiu

oblong, rectangle

tapawhā hāngai

obtuse angle

koki hāpūpū (takenga mai: koki – angle; hāpūpū – blunt)

obtuse-angled triangle

tapatoru koki hāpūpū

octagon (regular)

tapawaru (rite)

octagonal prism

poro-tapawaru

octahedron (regular)

matawaru (rite)

odd number

taukehe (takenga mai: tau – number; kehe – an odd number in counting)

odds

tūwehe (takenga mai: tū [tūponotanga] – probability, chance; wehe [ōwehenga] – ratio)

odometer

ine-tawhiti

one

tahi (tohu: 1) (kupu kē atu: kotahi)

one-dimensional

ahu-tahi (whakapotonga: ahu-1)

one-to-one counting

tatau pānga tahi (takenga mai: tatau – count; pā – touch; tahi – one)

one-to-one relationship

pānga tahi (takenga mai: pānga - relationship; pā - relate to, be connected with; tahi - one)

ones place value block

poro-tahi

open abacus, Chinese abacus

takatātai (takenga mai: taka – drop down; tātai – calculate)

open curve

kōpiko huaki

open equation, open sentence

whārite huaki (kupu kē atu: rerenga huaki)

open sentence, open equation

whārite huaki (kupu kē atu: rerenga huaki)

operation (number or algebraic)

paheko (takenga mai: paheko – join, combine)

operational strategy

rautaki paheko

opposite

tauaro (kupu kē atu: anganui)

opposite angle

koki tauaro

opposite direction, inverse direction

ahunga kōaro

opposite side

tapa tauaro

order of operations, BEDMAS

raupapa paheko

order of symmetry

tau hangarite

order, sequence

raupapa ~hia ~ tanga

ordered pair

takirua raupapa (takenga mai: takirua – by twos; raupapa – put in order)

ordinal number

tau raupapa

orientation

ahu ~nga

orienteering

awhe-ararau (takenga mai: awhe – go, travel; ara – path; rau - hundred, many)

ounce

aunihi (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

out of order, out of sequence

tīpaopao

out of sequence, out of order

tīpaopao

outcome

putanga (takenga mai: puta – come forth, come out) (kupu kē atu: hua, otinga)

outlier

mōwaho (takenga mai: mōwaho – on the outside)

oval

porohema (takenga mai: poro [porowhita] – circle; hema – tapering)

overdraft, deficit

tarepa (takenga mai: tarepa – incomplete, wanting in number)

overhead (financial)

utu whakahaere

overlap

inaki

ovoid

poihema (takenga mai: poi – sphere; hema – tapering)

P

pace, step (measurement)

whetoko (kupu kē atu: tāwhaiwhai, tīkei, whakaraka)

pack of cards

pūkei kāri (kupu kē atu: pūranga kāri)

pair

punarua (kupu kē atu: takirua)

palindrome

kōaro rite (takenga mai: kōaro – inverse; rite – alike, corresponding)

palm of hand

papanui

parabola

unahi (takenga mai: unahi – scale of fish)

parallel

whakarara (takenga mai: whakarara – mark in parallel lines)

parallel line

rārangi whakarara

parallelogram

tapawhā whakarara

part-whole strategy

rautaki wāwāhi tau

partition (number), decomposition

wāwāhi tau

partition, break down (a number)

wāwāhi ~a ~tanga (kupu kē atu: wāhi ~a)

passage of time

takanga o te wā

pattern

tauira

pay

utu ~a

peg board

papa kōputaputa (takenga mai: board, surface; kōputaputa – pitted, full of holes)

pentagon (regular)

taparima (rite)

pentagonal prism

poro-taparima

pentomino

tapawhā rite-rima

percent

ōrau (tohu: %) (takenga mai: ō – of, belonging to; rau – hundred) (kupu kē atu: paihēneti [kupu mino])

percentage discount

whakahekenga ōrau

percentile

ōrautanga

perimeter, circumference

paenga

permutation

whiriwhiringa raupapa (takenga mai: whiriwhiri – select, choose; raupapa – sequence)

perpendicular bisector

rārangi weherua hāngai

perpendicular line

rārangi hāngai

perpendicular, at right angles

hāngai (takenga mai: hāngai – across, at right angles, astride)

pi

pae (tohu: π) (takenga mai: He kupu mino [Reo Kiriki].)

pictograph, picture graph

kauwhata whakaahua (kupu kē atu: kauwhata pikitia)

picture graph, pictograph

kauwhata whakaahua (kupu kē atu: kauwhata pikitia)

pie graph, circle graph

kauwhata porowhita

place holder

puri tūranga

place value

uara tū

place value block

poro-uara tū (kupu kē atu: poraka uara tū)

place value chart

tūtohi uara tū

place value partitioning

wāwāhi uara tū

place value system

pūnaha uara tū

plan view

tirohanga (mai i) runga (kupu kē atu: tirohanga ā-manu, hoahoa ā-manu)

plan, map

mahere

plane, surface, board

papa

plentiful, size, large, amount, dimension, numerous, quantity

rahi ~nga (kupu kē atu: nui)

pocket money, allowance

moni pūkoro

point (in a game)

whiwhinga

point (on a graph, line, plane, or in space)

pūwāhi (takenga mai: pū – origin, centre; wāhi – place, locality)

point on a scale

tauwhata (takenga mai: tau – number, alight, come to rest; whata [āwhata] – scale)

polar coordinates

taunga ahuroa (takenga mai: taunga – position; ahu – direction; roa – length)

polycube

mataono rite-rau

polygon (regular)

taparau (rite) (takenga mai: tapa – margin, edge; rau – multitude; rite – alike, corresponding)

polyhedron (regular)

matarau (rite) (takenga mai: mata – face; rau – hundred, multitude)

polyomino

tapawhā rite-rau

population

taupori (takenga mai: tau – number; pori – people, tribe)

positive (number)

tōrunga (takenga mai: tō – that of, pertaining to; runga – above)

positive correlation

ine pānga tōrunga

positive number

tau tōrunga (tohu: +) (takenga mai: tau – number; tō – that of; runga – above)

positively skewed

tītaha tōrunga

pound

pāuna (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

power of three (cube of a number)

pūtoru ~tia (tohu: 3)

power of two (square of a number), power of three (cube of a number) ...

pūrua ~tia, pūtoru ~tia ... (tohu: 2, 3 ...)

predict, prediction

matapae ~hia

presently, soon

ākuanei (kupu kē atu: ā kō ake nei)

price, cost, pay

utu ~a

prime factor

tauwehe toitū

prime number

tau toitū (takenga mai: tau – number; toitū – undisturbed, untouched)

principal (financial)

tahua more (takenga mai: tahua – fund; more – without appendages)

prism

poro (takenga mai: poro – butt end, block)

probability experiment

whakamātau tūponotanga

probability, chance

tūponotanga (takenga mai: tūpono – to happen by chance, to come upon by chance)

problem

rapanga (takenga mai: rapa – seek, look for)

problem-solving

whakaoti rapanga

producer

kaiwhakaputa

product, quotient, solution, answer, result

otinga (takenga mai: oti – finished, completed) (kupu kē atu: hua)

profit

moni hua (takenga mai: moni - money [kupu mino]; hua - benefit, accrue, gain)

prominent, distinctive

kōhure (takenga mai: kōhure – outstanding, conspicuous) (kupu kē atu: tāpua)

proportional reasoning

whakaaro pānga riterite (takenga mai: whakaaro – think; pānga – relationship; riterite – alike, corresponding)

proportional relationship

pānga riterite (tohu: ) (takenga mai: pānga - relationship; pā - relate to, to be connected with; riterite - be alike, regular)

protractor

ine-koki

prove, proof

hāpono ~tia

provisional tax

tāke tārewa (takenga mai: tāke - tax [he kupu mino]; tārewa - unresolved, deferred, set aside)

purchase price, selling price

utu hoko

purchaser

kirihoko (takenga mai: kiri - self, person; hoko - to buy or sell)

puzzle, guessing game

panga

Q

quadrant

porowhita hauwhā

quadrant (of a graph)

rohe kauwhata

quadratic equation

whārite pūrua

quadratic relationship

pānga pūrua

quadrilateral

tapawhā (takenga mai: tapa – margin, edge; whā – four)

qualitative data

raraunga kounga

quantitative data

raraunga tatau

quantity, plentiful, size, large, amount, dimension, numerous

rahi ~nga (kupu kē atu: nui)

quart

kuata (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

quarter

hauwhā ~tia ~tanga (tohu: {{1⁄4 }})

quarter-turn (90˚)

hurihanga hauwhā

quartile

hauwhā ~tia ~tanga

quatrefoil

pewawhā

quotient, product, solution, answer, result

otinga (takenga mai: oti – finished, completed) (kupu kē atu: hua)

R

Roman numeral

tohutau Rōmana

(regular) hexagonal prism

poro-tapaono (rite)

radius

pūtoro (takenga mai: pū – centre; toro – stretch forth, extend)

random

matapōkere (takenga mai: matapōkere – blindly, at random, in the dark) (kupu kē atu: kapo noa, tupurangi)

random event

pāpono matapōkere

random number

tau matapōkere

random outcome

putanga matapōkere

random sample

tīpako matapōkere

range

ine whānui (kupu kē atu: inenga whānui)

rate

pāpātanga (tohu: /) (takenga mai: pā – connected with)

rate of change

pāpātanga o te whiti (takenga mai: pāpātanga – rate; whiti – change)

rate of decay, decay rate, rate of decline

pāpātanga heke

rate of decline, rate of decay, decay rate

pāpātanga heke

rate of growth, growth rate

pāpātanga tipu

rate of inflation

pāpātanga tāmi ahumoni

ratio

ōwehenga (tohu: :) (takenga mai: ō - of, belonging to; wehe – detach, divide)

ratio scale

āwhata ōwehenga

ratio unit, derived unit

waeine pāpātanga

rational number

tau whakahau (takenga mai: tau – number; whaka – causitive prefix, to make; hau [hautau] – fraction) (kupu kē atu: tau whakahau)

raw data

raraunga taketake (takenga mai: taketake - original)

raw score

whiwhinga taketake (takenga mai: taketake - original)

ray

hihi

real number

tau tūturu

rear view

tirohanga (mai i) muri

reasonable, reasonableness

whaitake ~nga (takenga mai: whaitake - to be vaild, having merit)

reciprocal

tau huripoki (takenga mai: tau – number; huripoki – turn upside down)

rectangle, oblong

tapawhā hāngai

rectangular number

tau tapawhā hāngai

rectangular prism, cuboid

poro-tapawhā hāngai

rectangular pyramid

koeko-tapawhā hāngai

recurring decimal, repeating decimal

tau ā-ira tāruarua

recurring, repetitive, repetition

tāruarua ~tia

reduce, reduction

whakaiti ~a ~tanga

reflected image, mirror image

mātātuhi whakaatanga (kupu kē atu: otinga whakaatanga)

reflective symmetry, line symmetry

hangarite whakaata

reflex angle

koki rāwaho

region (of space or time)

takiwā

regular

rite (kupu kē atu: ōrite)

regular

rite (kupu kē atu: ōrite)

relation, function

pānga (takenga mai: pā – connected with) (kupu kē atu: hononga)

remainder

toenga

repeated addition

tāpiritanga tāruarua

repeated transformation

panoni tāruarua

repeating decimal, recurring decimal

tau ā-ira tāruarua

repeating pattern

tauira tāruarua

repetitive, repetition, recurring

tāruarua ~tia

report

pūrongo (takenga mai: pūrongorongo – tell news, report)

representation

whakaahuahanga

representative sample

tīpako tōtika

resource, materials

rauemi

result, solution, answer, quotient, product

otinga (takenga mai: oti – finished, completed) (kupu kē atu: hua)

retail price

utu whakamutunga

retailer

kaihoko whakamutunga

reflect, reflection, mirror

whakaata ~tia ~nga

rhombus, diamond shape

tapawhā whakarara rite (kupu kē atu: whakarara rite, taimana)

right angle

koki hāngai (tohu: )

right cone, right pyramid

koeko hāngai

right pyramid, right cone

koeko hāngai

right side view

tirohanga (mai i te taha) matau

right triangle, right-angled triangle

tapatoru hāngai

right-angled triangle, right triangle

tapatoru hāngai

risk

tūraru (takenga mai: tū [tūponotanga] – probability, chance; raru – trouble, be in difficulty)

root (of a number), base

pūtake

rotate, rotation, turn

huri ~hia ~hanga

rotated image

mātātuhi hurihanga (kupu kē atu: otinga hurihanga)

rotational symmetry

hangarite hurihanga

rote count

tatau ā-kākā ~ria

round (a number)

whakaawhiwhi ~a ~ nga (takenga mai: whaka – causative prefix, to make; āwhiwhi – near, approximate)

row

kapa (kupu kē atu: rārangi huapae [horizontal line])

ruler

rūri (takenga mai: He kupu mino.) (kupu kē atu: tauine)

S

Saturday

Rāhoroi (kupu kē atu: Hatarei)

September

Mahuru (kupu kē atu: Hepetema)

Slavonic abacus, bead frame

anga pirepire (kupu kē atu: takatātai huapae)

Soma cube

mataono rite a Soma

Sunday

Rātapu

salary

utu ā-tau

same amount, equivalent

ōrite te rahi

same shape, similar

ōrite te āhua

sample, select, selection

tīpako ~na (takenga mai: tīpako – pick out, select)

sand clock

karaka one (kupu kē atu: onetaka)

save

penapena ~hia (takenga mai: penapena – take care of, tend, husband)

scale

āwhata (takenga mai: arawhata – ladder)

scale (for measuring weight)

ine-taumaha

scale diagram, scale drawing

hoahoa āwhata

scale drawing, scale diagram

hoahoa āwhata

scale factor for enlargement

taurahi (takenga mai: tau – number; rahi – size) (kupu kē atu: tau whakarahi)

scale map

mahere āwhata

scalene triangle

tapatoru hikuwaru

scatter graph, scatter plot

kauwhata marara

scatter plot, scatter graph

kauwhata marara

scientific notation, standard form

tānga ngahuru (takenga mai: tā – print; ngahuru – ten)

score (result of a game), sum, total

tapeke

season

kaupeka (o te tau) (kupu kē atu: pekanga o te tau)

second (unit of time)

hākona (kupu kē atu: hēkona)

sector

pewanga

segment

tapahanga (takenga mai: tapa – cut, split)

selection, sample, select

tīpako ~na (takenga mai: tīpako – pick out, select)

selling price, purchase price

utu hoko

semicircle

porowhita haurua

semicircumference

paenga (o te) porowhita haurua

sensible statement, valid statement

kōrero whaitake

sequential pattern

tauira raupapa

service

ratonga

set

huinga (takenga mai: hui – come together, congregate)

set of ordered pairs

huinga takirua raupapa

set square

tāhāngai (takenga mai: tā – print; hāngai [koki hāngai] – right angle)

seven

whitu

shape

āhua (kupu kē atu: hanga)

shape

hanga (kupu kē atu: āhua)

share, distribute

toha, tohatoha ~ina

shear

tītahatanga (takenga mai: tītaha – lean to one side, slant)

short

poto

side

taha

significant figure (digit)

mati whai tikanga (takenga mai: mati – digit; whai – possess, follow; tikanga – meaning)

similar (in proportion)

rite

similar variable, like term

taurangi tairite

similar, same shape

ōrite te āhua

simple closed curve

ānau kati

simple curve

ānau (kupu kē atu: kōpiko māmā)

simple interest

huamoni tūpā (takenga mai: huamoni – interest; tūpā - flat, level)

simple open curve

ānau huaki

simplest form of fraction

hautau rūnā (takenga mai: hautau – fraction; rūnā – reduce, pare down)

simplify

whakarūnā ~hia

simulate, simulation

whaihanga (takenga mai: whaihanga - make, construct, busy oneself with; whai - to follow, to be equipped with, to have) (kupu kē atu: pūāhua whakatau)

simultaneous equation

whārite tukutahi (takenga mai: whārite - equation; tukutahi - together, simultaneous)

simultaneous solution

otinga tukutahi

sine

aho (tohu: sin)

singly, in twos/pairs, in threes ...

takitahi, takirua, takitoru ...

six

ono (tohu: 6)

size, large, amount, dimension, numerous, quantity, plentiful

rahi ~nga (kupu kē atu: nui)

skewed

tītaha (takenga mai: tītaha – lean to one side, slant)

skewed distribution

tuari tītaha

skewed sample, non-representative sample, biased sample

tīpako haukume (kupu kē atu: tīpako tītaha)

skip count

tatau māwhitiwhiti ~ria (takenga mai: tatau – count; mawhiti – leap, skip) (kupu kē atu: kaute kōhitihiti)

slope, gradient

rōnaki (takenga mai: rōnaki – sloping, slanting)

small

paku (kupu kē atu: iti)

small

iti (kupu kē atu: paku)

solid with curved and flat surfaces

āhua ahu-3 mata kōpiko, mata papatahi

solution, answer, product, quotient, result

otinga (takenga mai: oti – finished, completed) (kupu kē atu: hua)

solve, complete

whakaoti ~a

soon, presently

ākuanei (kupu kē atu: ā kō ake nei)

south

tonga (kupu kē atu: runga)

south

runga (kupu kē atu: tonga)

south-east

rāwhiti-mā-tonga

south-west

uru-mā-tonga

space

wā (kupu kē atu: mokowā, takiwā)

space, spatial

mokowā (kupu kē atu: wā)

spatial, space

mokowā (kupu kē atu: wā)

speed, velocity, fast

tere (kupu kē atu: horo)

speedometer

ine-tere

sphere

poi (takenga mai: poi – ball)

spiral

tōrino

spread of data

hora raraunga

spreadsheet

ripanga (takenga mai: ripa – row, rank, line)

spring (season)

aroaromahana (kupu kē atu: kōanga)

spring (season)

kōanga (kupu kē atu: aroaromahana)

spring scale

whana ine-taumaha

square

tapawhā rite

square centimetre

mitarau pūrua (tohu: cm2)

square metre

mita pūrua (tohu: m2)

square number

tau pūrua

square prism

poro-tapawhā rite

square pyramid

koeko-tapawhā rite

square root, cube root ...

pūtakerua, pūtaketoru ... (tohu: √, ∛ ...)

stacked bar graph

kauwhata pou whakaapaapa (takenga mai: kauwhata pou – bar graph; whakaapaapa – stack)

standard

aro whānui (takenga mai: aro - focus, have a certain direction; whanui – broad, wide)

standard deviation

ine mahora

standard form, scientific notation

tānga ngahuru (takenga mai: tā – print; ngahuru – ten)

standard unit of measurement

waeine aro whānui

stanine

āwhata-iwa (takenga mai: āwhata - scale; iwa - nine)

statement scale

āwhata tauākī

statistical enquiry cycle

tūhuratanga tauanga āmio

statistical investigation

tūhuratanga tauanga

statistical survey

tirohanga tauanga

statistics

tauanga

stem and leaf graph

kauwhata rautō (takenga mai: kauwhata - graph; rau – leaf; tō – stem)

stone

tōne (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

stop watch

wāti tū

straight

torotika

straight line

rārangi torotika

straight line angle

koki rārangi (kupu kē atu: koki torotika)

strategy

rautaki (takenga mai: rau [rauhanga] – cunning, resourceful; taki – lead, bring along)

strip graph

kauwhata tāhei (takenga mai: kauwhata – graph; tāhei – band, stripe)

subset

huinga iti (tohu: ⊂)

substitute, insert

whakauru ~a ~ nga

substitution method

tikanga whakauru

subtract, subtraction

tango ~hia ~hanga (tohu: –)

subtrahend

tau tango

sufficient, enough

rawaka

sum of money, funds

pūtea

summer

raumati (kupu kē atu: matiti)

summer

matiti (kupu kē atu: raumati)

sun

sundial

karaka ātārangi

sunrise

whitinga o te rā

sunset

tōnga o te rā (kupu kē atu: torengi ~tanga)

superset

huinga nui (tohu: ⊃)

supplementary angles

koki whakarārangi (takenga mai: koki – angle; whaka– causative prefix, to make; rārangi – line)

surface area

horahanga mata

surface, plane, board

papa

symbol, symbolise, indicate

tohu ~a

symmetrical, symmetry

hangarite (takenga mai: hanga – shape; rite – alike, corresponding)

systematic

nahanaha (takenga mai: nahanaha – well arranged, in good order)

systematic sample

tīpako nahanaha

T

Thursday

Rāpare (kupu kē atu: Tāite)

Tuesday

Rātū (kupu kē atu: Tūrei)

table (of data), chart

tūtohi (takenga mai: tūtohi – point out, indicate) (kupu kē atu: papa raraunga)

tally chart

tūtohi tatau

tally in fives

tārima ~hia (takenga mai: tā – print; rima – five)

tally, count

tatau ~ria ~ ranga (kupu kē atu: kaute)

tangent (to curve)

pātapa (takenga mai: pā – connected with, touch; tapa – edge)

tangent (trigonometry)

pātapa (tohu: tan)

tangential angle

koki pātapa

tangential circles

porowhita pātapa

tangential line

rārangi pātapa

tangential ratio

ōwehenga pātapa

tangram

hangawhitu (takenga mai: hanga – shape; whitu – seven)

tape measure, measuring tape

taura ine (kupu kē atu: rūri tākai, tēpa ine, taura tīeke)

tax, taxation

tāke (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

technique, convention, meaning, method

tikanga

temperature

paemahana (takenga mai: pae - margin, boundary, threshold; mahana – warm) (kupu kē atu: mahana, pāmahana)

ten

tekau (tohu: 10) (kupu kē atu: ngahuru)

ten

ngahuru (tohu: 10) (kupu kē atu: tekau)

tens frame

anga tekau

tens number

tau ngahuru

tens place value block

poro-tekau

tenths board

papa hautekau

term deposit

kuhunga tūmau (takenga mai: kuhu - put in; tūmau - be fixed)

term investment

haumitanga tūmau (takenga mai: haumitanga – investment; tūmau – fixed, constant)

tesselate, tessellation, tiling, mosiac

rōpinepine (takenga mai: rōpine – place close together)

test, trial, experiment

whakamātau ~ria

tetrahedron (regular)

matawhā (rite) (kupu kē atu: koeko-tapatoru [rite])

theorem of Pythagorus

ture a Pythagorus

theoretical outcome

putanga tātai

theoretical probability

tūponotanga tātai

thermometer

ine-mahana

thick

mātotoru

thin

tūpuhi (kupu kē atu: hīroki, rahirahi)

thousand

mano (tohu: 1,000)

thousands place value block

poro-mano

thousandths board

papa haumano

three

toru (tohu: 3)

three-dimensional

ahu-toru (whakapotonga: ahu-3)

three-dimensional model

tauira ahu-toru (whakapotonga: tauira ahu-3)

three-dimensional figure, solid (shape)

āhua ahu-toru (whakapotonga: āhua ahu-3)

thumb width

kōnui (kupu kē atu: tōnui)

tidy number

tau māmā

tile

papariki (takenga mai: papa – anything broad, flat and hard; riki – small)

tiling, mosiac, tesselate, tessellation

rōpinepine (takenga mai: rōpine – place close together)

time

wā (kupu kē atu: tāima)

time series data

raraunga houanga (takenga mai: raraunga – data; houanga – an interval of time) (kupu kē atu: raraunga takanga wā)

time zone

rohe wā

timeline

convergent lines

timeline

rārangi wā

timetable

wātaka

to borrow

mino ~a

to plan or map

whakamahere ~tia

tomorrow

āpōpō

tonne

tana (tohu: t) (kupu kē atu: manokiro)

tool, apparatus, device, equipment, instrument

taputapu

torus

tarawhiti ahu-3 (takenga mai: tarawhiti – hoop, ring, encircle; ahu-3 - 3-dimensional)

total value

uara tapeke

trace

tāwhai ~tia ~tanga (takenga mai: tawhai - to imitate) (kupu kē atu: whaituhi)

tracing number card

kāri whaituhi tau (kupu kē atu: kāri tāwhai tau)

transformation

panoni ~hia ~ tanga (takenga mai: panoni – change)

transformation geometry

āhuahanga panoni

transformation sequence

raupapatanga panoni

translate, translation, move

neke ~hia ~hanga (kupu kē atu: nuku)

translated image

mātātuhi nekehanga (kupu kē atu: otinga nekehanga)

transversal

rārangi whakawhiti

trapezium

taparara (takenga mai: tapa [tapawhā] – quadrilateral; rara [whakarara] – parallel)

trapezoidal prism

poro-taparara

tree diagram

hoahoa rākau (kupu kē atu: hoahoa mangarau)

trend

ia

trial, experiment, test

whakamātau ~ria

triangle

tapatoru

triangular numbers

tau tapatoru

triangular prism

poro-tapatoru

triangular pyramid (regular)

koeko-tapatoru (rite) (kupu kē atu: matawhā [rite])

trigonometric ratio

ōwehenga pākoki

trigonometry

pākoki (takenga mai: pā – connected with; koki – angle)

turn, rotate, rotation

huri ~hia ~hanga

twenty, forty ...

hokotahi, hokorua ...

twenty-four hour time

wā-rua tekau mā whā (whakapotonga: wā-24)

two

rua (tohu: 2)

two digit, three digit ...

matirua, matitoru ...

two-dimensional

ahu-rua (whakapotonga: ahu-2)

two-dimensional figure

āhua ahu-rua (whakapotonga: āhua ahu-2)

two-dimensional model

tauira ahu-rua (whakapotonga: tauira ahu-2)

U

unending, infinite

mutunga-kore

union of sets

huinga tūhono (tohu: ∪)

unit fraction

hautau waetahi

unit of measurement

waeine (takenga mai: wae – divide, part, portion; ine – measure)

unit rate

pāpātanga waetahi

univariate data

raraunga matatahi

unlike term

taurangi rerekē (takenga mai: taurangi - variable; rerekē - different)

upper quartile

hauwhā runga

V

Venn diagram, set diagram

hoahoa huinga

value

wāriu (kupu kē atu: uara)

value, denomination

uara (kupu kē atu: wāriu)

variable

taurangi

variant property

āhuatanga taurangi (takenga mai: āhuatanga – property; taurangi – variable)

variation, variability

taurangirangi (takenga mai: taurangi - to be unsettled, changing, changeable)

vector

pere

vertex

akitu (takenga mai: akitu – point, end, apex) (kupu kē atu: kokonga)

vertical

poutū (kupu kē atu: pou, poupou)

vertical algorithm

hātepe poutū

vertical axis

tuaka pou (tohu: tuaka-y) (kupu kē atu: tuaka poutū)

vertical line

rārangi poutū

very small

moroiti

view

tirohanga

volume

rōrahi (takenga mai: rō [roto] – inside; rahi – size)

vulgar fraction, improper fraction

hautau nui ake i te kotahi

W

Wednesday

Rāapa (kupu kē atu: Wenerei)

wage

utu ā-haora

week

wiki

weight (for measuring mass)

maihea (takenga mai: maihea – sinker for fishing line)

weight, heavy

taumaha

west

rātō (kupu kē atu: uru)

west

uru (kupu kē atu: rātō)

whole

tūtahi (kupu kē atu: katoa)

whole angle, full turn (360˚)

koki huripū

whole number

tauoti (takenga mai: tau – number; oti – finished, complete)

wholesale price

utu waenga

wholesaler

kaihoko waenga

width, breadth, wide

whānui

winter

takurua (kupu kē atu: hōtoke)

winter

hōtoke (kupu kē atu: takurua)

Y

yard

iari (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

year

tau

yesterday

inanahi

Z

zero, nil, none, nought

kore

zoom

topa (takenga mai: topa - to soar, swoop,)