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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

pūata-kore

opaque

tūāhua

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Mēnā he pūata-kore tētahi mea, ka aukatia katoatia te haere o te aho. Ka pā te aho ki taua mea, kāore e puta ki tua, ka mitia, ka whakaatangia rānei. He pūata-kore te rākau, te raima, me te kōhatu.

If something is opaque, then light cannot travel through it. The light is absorbed and/or reflected. Wood, concrete, and stone are examples of opaque materials.

Tauira KŌrero

Whakarōpūngia ngā mea pūata-kore.

He aha ngā mea pūata-kore i te akomanga?

He pūata-kore te kōhatu nā te mea ka aukatia te aho, kāore e rere tika atu mā roto tonu i te kōhatu.

Takenga Mai

pūataata - transparent, clear

Tauira KŌrero

Whakarōpūngia ngā mea pūata-kore.

He aha ngā mea pūata-kore i te akomanga?

He pūata-kore te kōhatu nā te mea ka aukatia te aho, kāore e rere tika atu mā roto tonu i te kōhatu.