Levels Taumata

Te Pihinga: Te Wāhanga Tuatahi

Talking about types of things

Talking about types of things

He tauhou katoa koutou ki tēnei tū mahi

Talking about types of things
momo, and tūmomo are words used to mean ‘type of’, ‘sort of’. They are followed by a noun or the things you are talking about.

Hei tauira:

He momo kurī tērā. That is a type of dog.

He tino koretake tērā momo tangataThat kind of person is quite useless.

He tauhou katoa rātou ki tēnei tū mahiThey were all unfamiliar with this sort of work.

He kino tēnā tūmomo pikitia mā te tamariki. That type of film is bad for children.

For further explanations and examples see Te Pihinga p. 7.

Kimihia te rerenga Pākehā tika e hāngai ana ki te rerenga Māori.Tōia ia rerenga reo Pākehā ki te rerenga reo Māori e tika ana.

Find the correct English sentence that matches up with the Māori sentence. Drag each English sentence to the appropriate Māori sentence.

Don’t forget to use commas, question marks, and fullstops and macrons where appropriate.

Kei wareware i a koe ngā piko, ngā tohu pātai, ngā ira kati me ngā tohutō i ngā wāhi e tika ana.

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