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Te Reo Pūtaiao

parahua

silt

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He momo parataiao ka tau ki te awa. Nā te turaki haere o ngā ngahere i ngā tahataha awa, kua nui haere te parahua. Ka piki haere te takere o ngā awa i te nui o te parahua, ā, ka maha haere ngā waipuke i ngā wā o te marangai.

A type of sediment that settles in rivers. The felling of forests has led to the increased silting of rivers. The riverbed rises because of the silting, which causes more frequent flooding in wet weather.

Tauira KŌrero

Nō hea te parahua e noho nei ki ō tātou awa?

Tohua mai ngā awa i te Tairāwhiti e tino kino nei te parahua.

Kei waenganui i te uku me te onepū te matanui o te parahua (mai i te 0.002mm ki te 0.02mm te rahi o ngā korakora).

Takenga Mai

parahua - fresh alluvial deposit

Tauira KŌrero

Nō hea te parahua e noho nei ki ō tātou awa?

Tohua mai ngā awa i te Tairāwhiti e tino kino nei te parahua.

Kei waenganui i te uku me te onepū te matanui o te parahua (mai i te 0.002mm ki te 0.02mm te rahi o ngā korakora).