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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

tūmau kano

mordant

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He matū hei whakaū i te kano i roto i te tukanga tae i te harakeke, i te kiekie, i te papanga rānei. Ka whakamahia e te Māori tētahi momo paru hei tūmau kano. He pūhui rino kei roto i tēnei momo paru, koia hei tauhohe me te tae, e mau ai te kano. Arā anō hoki ētahi atu tūmau kano pūmatū.

A substance which fixes the colour in the dyeing process for flax, kiekie or fabric. Māori use a certain type of mud as a mordant. It contains compounds of iron which react with the dye to fix the colour. There are also many other types of chemical mordants.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ētahi matū e whakamahia ana hei tūmau kano?

Rangahautia te whakamahinga o te paru hei tūmau kano.

Ka tauhohe te tūmau kano me te tae, ā, ka hua he pūhui meha-kore.

KUPU KĒ ATU

whakaū kano

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ētahi matū e whakamahia ana hei tūmau kano?

Rangahautia te whakamahinga o te paru hei tūmau kano.

Ka tauhohe te tūmau kano me te tae, ā, ka hua he pūhui meha-kore.