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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

duct

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He ngongo, he awa rānei hei kawe i tētahi matū. He pū kei roto i te tinana hei kawe i ngā momo wē, pērā i te roimata, te waiate me te toto. He pū anō kei roto i te tipu hei kawe i te wai, te tahe me ngā taiora.

A tube, vessel or channel that conveys a substance within it. In the body, ducts carry different types of liquid such as tears, bile and blood. Plants also have ducts which carry water, sap and nutrients.

Tauira KŌrero

Tīmata ai te pū waiate o te tangata i hea?

Hoahoatia ngā pū o roto i tētahi tipu.

Ko te tariwai tētahi o ngā pū o te tipu hei kawe i te wai me ngā taiora mai i ngā pakiaka ki ngā rau.

Takenga Mai

pū - pipe, tube

Tauira KŌrero

Tīmata ai te pū waiate o te tangata i hea?

Hoahoatia ngā pū o roto i tētahi tipu.

Ko te tariwai tētahi o ngā pū o te tipu hei kawe i te wai me ngā taiora mai i ngā pakiaka ki ngā rau.