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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

parataiao

sediment

tūingoa, tūāhua

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He maramara oneone ka kawea e te wai, e te hau rānei, ā, ka tau ki te whenua, ki te takere rānei o tētahi awa, tētahi roto, tētahi moana rānei. Hei tauira o te parataiao, ko te uku, ko te paru, ko te parahua, ko te onepū, ko te kirikiri.

Fragments which are carried by water or wind and deposited on the surface of the land, or settle on the bed of a river, lake or sea. Examples of sediment include clay, mud, silt, sand and gravel.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha i nui ai te parataiao e tau mai ana ki ētahi o ō tātou awa i roto i ngā tau kua hori ake nei?

Raupapahia ngā momo parataiao mai i te mea māmā ki te mea matanui.

Kāore i ārikarika te parataiao i kawea mai e te waipuke.

Takenga Mai

para - sediment, impurity, waste

taiao - environment

KUPU KĒ ATU

parakiwai, waipara

Tauira KŌrero

He aha i nui ai te parataiao e tau mai ana ki ētahi o ō tātou awa i roto i ngā tau kua hori ake nei?

Raupapahia ngā momo parataiao mai i te mea māmā ki te mea matanui.

Kāore i ārikarika te parataiao i kawea mai e te waipuke.