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Te Reo Pūtaiao

huirapa

web (feet or digits of aquatic animals)

tūingoa, tūāhua

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He kiri e tūhono ana i ngā mati o ētahi kīrehe, pērā i te poraka me te pārera. I te nuinga o te wā, ko te mahi a te huirapa he āwhina i te kīrehe ki te kauhoe.

A membrane which joins the digits (toes, fingers) in some animal species, such as the frog and duck. In most instances, the function of the webbing is to assist the animal to swim.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ētahi o ngā kīrehe noho wai e whai huirapa ana?

Whakarōpūngia ngā manu whai huirapa, me ngā manu huirapa-kore.

He rite ngā waewae huirapa o te pārera ki te hoe.

Takenga Mai

huirapa - having the toes united by a membrane, webbed

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ētahi o ngā kīrehe noho wai e whai huirapa ana?

Whakarōpūngia ngā manu whai huirapa, me ngā manu huirapa-kore.

He rite ngā waewae huirapa o te pārera ki te hoe.