He kupu, he momo kōrero rānei, he tino ōpaki te āhua, ka whakamahia i ētahi momo horopaki, ki waenganui rānei i ngā tāngata o tētahi rōpū. I ētahi wā, kāore e mārama ana ngā kīpaki ki te rāwaho, nā runga i tana tauhou ki taua horopaki, ki taua rōpū rānei. Ka tino rangona te kīpaki i ngā kōrero ā-waha, kāore i te kōrero ā-tuhi.
Words or a type of language which is very informal, and used in particular contexts or amongst people from a particular group. At times, slang will not be understood by an outsider who is unfamiliar to the context or the group. Slang is predominantly heard in oral language, and not often used in written language.
Hei tauira o te kīpaki:
kī - to say
kī (kīanga) - expression, saying
paki (ōpaki) - informal
Kāti tō whakamahi kīpaki e tama. Me mutu i konā!
Arā kē ngā kīpaki a te hunga tākaro whutupōro, tē aro i a au!
He reanga hou, he kīpaki hou ka puta.