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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

tītongi ~tia

graze

tūmahi whiti

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te āhua o te kai a ētahi rauropi i ā rātou kai. Ka pōkai haere ki ngā kai o tēnā wāhi, o tēnā wāhi. Tītongi ai ngā kararehe o te pāmu. Tītongi ai hoki ētahi rauropi noho wai, pērā i te kina me te pāua, arā, ka tītongi i te pūkohu wai me te rimurimu kei runga i ngā toka, i ngā pūkawa rānei e tupu ana.

A method of feeding employed by some organisms, which move about to eat the food available in various locations. Farm animals graze for their food. Some water-dwelling organisms, such as the kina and pāua, also graze on the algae and seaweed growing on rocks and reefs.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ētahi o ngā mātaitai tītongi?

Whakamāramatia mai ētahi o ngā raruraru, tērā pea ka hua mai i te tītongi a ngā kararehe pāmu.

Tītongi ai te ngākihi i te tewe pūkohu wai me te rimu itiiti.

Takenga Mai

tītongi - peck at, nibble

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ētahi o ngā mātaitai tītongi?

Whakamāramatia mai ētahi o ngā raruraru, tērā pea ka hua mai i te tītongi a ngā kararehe pāmu.

Tītongi ai te ngākihi i te tewe pūkohu wai me te rimu itiiti.