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Te Reo Pūtaiao

katiara

circuit breaker, fuse

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He pūrere hiko hei aukati i te rere o te hiko. Mēnā he nui rawa te iahiko, ka motu te katiara hei aukati i te rere o te hiko. He mea whakamarumaru i te pūrere hiko pērā i te rorohiko – he pai kē atu te motu o te katiara, tērā i te pahū o te rorohiko!

A type of electrical device which stops the flow of electricity. If the electric current is too big, the circuit breaker severs and stops the flow of electricity. It protects electrical devices such as a computer – it is far better for the circuit breaker to sever than the computer to blow up! 

Tauira KŌrero

Honoa tētahi katiara ki roto i te ara iahiko.

E rua wae iahiko te rahi o te katiara nei.

Ki te nui ake i te rua wae iahiko, ka motu te katiara.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Arā tētahi momo katiara, he waea rauangi. Mēnā ka nui rawa te iahiko, ka wera te waea rauangi, ā, ka motu. Ka kīia tēnei momo he waea katiara:Kua whakaurua he katiara ki te hoahoa ara iahiko nei:He pouaka katiara kei ō tātou kāinga. Ko ēnei katiara hei whakamarumaru i ngā ara iahiko e kawe hiko ana ki ngā wāhi katoa o te whare:

Takenga Mai

kati - block, obstruct

ara - pathway

Tauira KŌrero

Honoa tētahi katiara ki roto i te ara iahiko.

E rua wae iahiko te rahi o te katiara nei.

Ki te nui ake i te rua wae iahiko, ka motu te katiara.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga