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Te Reo Pūtaiao

popo

decompose

tūingoa, tūmahi poro, tūāhua

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te ngāwherewhere haere o te matū pararopi mā te mahi a tētahi rauropi o te taiao, pērā i te huakita me te noke.

The breakdown of organic matter through the actions of organisms, such as bacteria and earthworms.

Tauira KŌrero

Me pēhea te whakamātau mēnā ka popo tētahi mea, kāore rānei?

He tere ake te popo o te para kai, tērā i te rākau e takoto ana i te wao.

He ngohengohe te para kai, nō reira he āhua tere ake te popo haere.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

He mea nui te popo o ngā tipu mate me ngā kīrehe mate hei oranga anō mō te taiao. Hei tauira, i roto i te popotanga o tētahi mea ka hua ake ētahi matū pērā i te hauota (N), ā, ka hoki atu te hauota ki te oneone hei whakahaumako, hei taiora anō mō ngā tipu ora.

Takenga Mai

popo - rotten, decayed, worm eaten

Tauira KŌrero

Me pēhea te whakamātau mēnā ka popo tētahi mea, kāore rānei?

He tere ake te popo o te para kai, tērā i te rākau e takoto ana i te wao.

He ngohengohe te para kai, nō reira he āhua tere ake te popo haere.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga