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Te Reo Pūtaiao

kauwhiti

lever

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He taputapu hei whakakaha ake i tētahi tōpana whakahuri. Ka noho mai he kaho ki runga kaurori. Ka hoatu te tōpana ki tētahi pito o te kaho hei whakakorikori i tētahi mea ki tērā atu pito o te kaho.

A device for increasing torque. A bar sits on a fulcrum and force is applied to one end of it. This moves an object at the other end of the bar.

Tauira KŌrero

Ki hea hoatu ai te tōpana ki te kauwhiti kia māmā ai te hikinga?

Whakamahia te rākau hei kauwhiti.

Mēnā e noho pātata ana te mea e hīkina ana ki te kaurori, he māmā ake te tōpana me hoatu ki te kauwhiti.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Ko tā te kauwhiti he whakarahi ake i te tōpana ka hoatu e te tangata, e māmā ake ai te hiki i te kawenga: 

 

E toru ngā momo kauwhiti e whakaaturia nei, me tētahi tauira ki te taha:

Takenga Mai

kau (kakau) - handle of a tool

whiti - cross over, pass through, convey, turn over, prise as with a lever

Tauira KŌrero

Ki hea hoatu ai te tōpana ki te kauwhiti kia māmā ai te hikinga?

Whakamahia te rākau hei kauwhiti.

Mēnā e noho pātata ana te mea e hīkina ana ki te kaurori, he māmā ake te tōpana me hoatu ki te kauwhiti.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga