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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

tukuwai

transpire, transpiration

tūingoa, tūmahi poro

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He tukanga tēnei e tuku ai ngā rau o tētahi tipu i te wai mā te whakaeto. Ka riro atu te wai mā ngā poare o ngā rau. O te wai ka mitia e te tipu, he pātata ki te 90% ka riro atu mā te tukuwai.

A process by which the leaves of a plant lose water through evaporation. The water is lost through the leaves’ stomata. About 90% of the water absorbed by the plant is lost through transpiration.

Tauira KŌrero

Hoahoatia te tukuwai a tētahi tipu.

Mā hea tukuna atu ai te wai i roto i te tukanga tukuwai a te tipu?

Ka tutuki te tukuwai a te tipu ki roto i ōna rau.

Takenga Mai

tuku - let go

wai - water

Tauira KŌrero

Hoahoatia te tukuwai a tētahi tipu.

Mā hea tukuna atu ai te wai i roto i te tukanga tukuwai a te tipu?

Ka tutuki te tukuwai a te tipu ki roto i ōna rau.