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                DANCE VOCABULARY LIST - TE REO MĀORI

Movement- kori a te tinana ( body movement) / kori (to move, wriggle,play)

Performance- haka / purei (play, perform) / mahi ( work)

Perform (to do a dance)- Mahia te kanikani!

Choreography- nekenekehanga/ tito nekehanga

Choreograph (to make a dance)-Mahia te nekehanga!

Assessment (exam/test)-aromatawai

Costume (special clothes to dance in)- kahu

Stage-atamira

Dance motif- Waitohu kanikani

Facial expression- tā te kanohi

Focus (where your eyes look when you dance)- arotahi

Audience (people watching you dance)-kaimātakitaki

Production technologies (music, stage, costume, lighting)- hangarau whakaaturanga

Music - puoro

Sound / sound accompaniment- hou (sound) / hou tautoko (sound accompaniment)

Stage set- āhuatanga atamira

Backdrop- tuarongo

Stage lighting- rama atamira

Choreographic intention- kaupapa nekehanga

Stimulus /stimuli- whakaoho

Inspiration- whakamanawa- to inspire, ngākaunui-inspiring

Theme-kaupapa

Body base (the part of your body that is on the floor eg elbows, knees, feet)- tumu ā-tinana

Levels- kōeke

Projection -ihi (power) / wana (excite,thrill)

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