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Te Reo Pūtaiao

angawaho

exoskeleton

tūingoa, tūāhua

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te anga mārō e uhi ana i ētahi kīrehe, pērā i te pepeke, te ngata, me te pāpaka. Ko tā te angawaho he tiaki, he pupuri i te tinana o te kīrehe. He wā ka whakamāunu te kīrehe i tōna angawaho, ka whakaputa angawaho hou, he rahi ake i te mea tawhito, e pai ai te tupu o te tinana.

The hard outer shell or skeleton on animals such as insects, snails and crabs. The exoskeleton supports and protects the body of the animal. Periodically the exoskeleton is shed and a new, bigger one is secreted, allowing the animal to grow.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ētahi momo kīrehe noho wai e whai angawaho ana?

Whakamāramatia mai te tukanga whakamāunu i te angawaho o te kōura.

He uaua kē te kitea o te angawaho o ētahi momo, pērā i te weri.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Ko te angawaho tēnei kua maunu mai i te tātarakihi:

Takenga Mai

anga - shell, skeleton

waho - outside

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ētahi momo kīrehe noho wai e whai angawaho ana?

Whakamāramatia mai te tukanga whakamāunu i te angawaho o te kōura.

He uaua kē te kitea o te angawaho o ētahi momo, pērā i te weri.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga