Kāore he rerekētanga o tētahi mea i tētahi. He nui ngā momo ‘ōrite’ motuhake i te ao pāngarau. He kupu motuhake i te reo Pākehā mō ēnei momo, engari i te reo Māori, ka tāpiria he kupu anō ki te ‘ōrite’ hei whakaatu i te āhuatanga e ōrite ana.
Where there is no diﬀerence between one thing and another. There are many ways in which things are referred to as being the same in mathematics. There are speciﬁc words in English, but in Māori, words are appended to ‘ōrite’ to describe the particular attribute that is the same.
Tāpiria te rua me te toru, he ōrite ki te rima.
He ōrite te āhua, he rerekē te rahi.