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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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Toi Ataata

tāmeha

solvent

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He momo wē. Ina whakaranua tētahi matū ki te tāmeha, ka memeha taua matū.
Hei tauira, ka memeha te peita paura ki roto i te wai māori, nō reira ka kīia he tāmeha te wai māori.

A type of liquid. When a substance is mixed with a solvent, the substance dissolves. For example, powder paints dissolve in water, so water is a type of solvent.

Tauira KŌrero

He tino tāoke ētahi tāmeha, pērā i te hinu paina.

He aha te tāmeha hei whakawaiwai i te peita hinu?

Kaua te tāmeha tāoke e hongia, kei ānini te māhunga.

Takenga Mai

tā - causitive prefix

meha (memeha) - be dissolved

Tauira KŌrero

He tino tāoke ētahi tāmeha, pērā i te hinu paina.

He aha te tāmeha hei whakawaiwai i te peita hinu?

Kaua te tāmeha tāoke e hongia, kei ānini te māhunga.