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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

piha, pihapiha

gill

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te wāhanga o te tinana o te ika e taea ai e ia te hēhē ki rō wai.

The part of the body of a fish which allows it to breathe in water.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ētahi mātaitai e whai piha ana?

Tohua ngā piha o te ika ki te whakaahua.

Ko te mahi a te piha he tango i te hāora o roto i te wai, he tuku atu ki te tinana o te ika.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ētahi mātaitai e whai piha ana?

Tohua ngā piha o te ika ki te whakaahua.

Ko te mahi a te piha he tango i te hāora o roto i te wai, he tuku atu ki te tinana o te ika.