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Welcome to PAEKUPU, words related to Te Marautanga o Aotearoa. Curriculum areas presently available on PAEKUPU: Toi Ataata, Te Reo Matatini, Puoro, Te Reo Pāngarau, Te Reo Pūtaiao, Ngā Mahi a te Rēhia
 
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Te Reo Pūtaiao

miti ~a

absorb

tūingoa, tūmahi whiti

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te āta kapo ake a tētahi matū i tētahi atu. Hei tauira:

  • ko te miti a te hautai i te wē
  • ko te miti a te rau tipu i te pūngao o te Rā me te hauhā o te hau takiwā
  • ko te miti a te pakiaka i te wai me ngā taiora o roto i te oneone.

The taking up of one substance into another. For example:

  • a sponge absorbing a liquid
  • leaves absorbing the energy of the sun and carbon dioxide
  • roots absorbing water and nutrients from the soil.

Tauira KŌrero

Ka miti te rau rākau i te aha? 

Tuhia kia toru ngā tauira o te miti.

Ko tā ngā pakiaka, he miti i te wai o te oneone.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

He kaha te miti o ngā mea pango i tēnei mea te aho, koirā e mahana ai taua mea pango. Ka tau atu te aho ki tētahi mea mā, ka whakaatangia te nuinga o te aho, kāore e kaha te mitia.

Takenga Mai

miti - lick up

mimiti - swallowed up

Tauira KŌrero

Ka miti te rau rākau i te aha? 

Tuhia kia toru ngā tauira o te miti.

Ko tā ngā pakiaka, he miti i te wai o te oneone.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga