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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

tōkiri ~tia

thrust, propel

tūingoa, tūmahi whiti

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te pana whakamua i tētahi mea. He momo tōpana ka puta i tētahi pūkaha, pērā i te pūkaha motukā me te pūkaha waka rererangi. Ko te tōpana e tōkiri ana i tētahi waka rā, ka takea mai i te hau.

Pushing something forward. A type of force which is produced by a motor, such as in a car or aeroplane. The force which propels a yacht comes from the wind.

Tauira KŌrero

Me pēhea te ine i te tōkiri ka puta i tētahi pūkaha?

Ki te kuhu pakihau i a koe e kau ana, arā kē te nui ake o te tōkiri ka hua ake i te whanawhana o ngā waewae.

I tōkiritia whakarunga te waka ātea i te tahuna o ōna pūkaha torohaki.

Takenga Mai

tōkiri - to shove, thrust lengthwise

Tauira KŌrero

Me pēhea te ine i te tōkiri ka puta i tētahi pūkaha?

Ki te kuhu pakihau i a koe e kau ana, arā kē te nui ake o te tōkiri ka hua ake i te whanawhana o ngā waewae.

I tōkiritia whakarunga te waka ātea i te tahuna o ōna pūkaha torohaki.