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Te Reo Pāngarau

taumaha

heavy, weight

tūingoa, tūāhua

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te tōpana whakararo o tētahi mea, ka hua ake i te tō ā-papa. He āhua ōrite te taumaha me te papatipu i roto i ngā kōrero o ia rā, engari he rerekētanga ā-pūtaiao nei. He māmā ake te tō ā-papa o te Marama, nō reira kāore i te pērā rawa te taumaha o tētahi mea i te Marama i te taumaha o taua mea i Papatūānuku, ahakoa ka pūmau tonu te papatipu.

The downward force of an object resulting from the pull of gravity. The weight and mass of something are similar in everyday usage, but there is a scientific difference. The gravity of the Moon is less than the gravity of the Earth, so the weight of an object on the Moon is less than the weight of the same object on Earth, even though the mass remains the same.

Tauira KŌrero

He taumaha ake te āporo i te ārani, he taimāmā ake rānei?

Inea te taumaha o ēnei pukapuka e rua.

He aha tō whakatau tata i te taumaha o te poi kirikiti?

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Ko te taimāmā te kupu tauaro o te taumaha. Arā, mēnā kāore i tino taumaha tētahi mea, ka kīia he taimāmā.

 

Ko te karamu te waeine matua mō te taumaha me te papatipu. Ko te ‘g’ te tohu poto mō te karamu.

Kotahi mano karamu, ko te manokaramu tērā. Arā: 1,000g = 1kg

Ko te karamumano (mg) te waeine hei ine i te taumaha o ngā mea tino taimāmā nei. Arā: 1mg = 1/1000 g

 

Koia nei ētahi o ngā momo ine-taumaha:

 

Tauira KŌrero

He taumaha ake te āporo i te ārani, he taimāmā ake rānei?

Inea te taumaha o ēnei pukapuka e rua.

He aha tō whakatau tata i te taumaha o te poi kirikiti?

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga