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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

whākōkī

catalyst

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He matū ka whakatere ake, ka whakangāwari ake rānei i tētahi tauhohe matū. Heoi anō, kāore te whākōkī e tauhohe, kāore hoki e whakapaungia.

A substance which makes a chemical reaction faster or easier to carry out, but is not involved in the reaction, or does not get used up.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te mahi a te whākōkī?

Rārangihia mai ngā whākōkī e whakamahia ana i ngā pūāhua ahumahi.

Ko tā te pūmua whākōkī he whakatere ake i ngā tauhohenga matū o te tinana.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Ko te huka te whākōkī e kaha ake ai te o te hauhā (CO2) o roto i te waireka:

Takenga Mai

whā - causative prefix

kōkī (kōkīkī) - fast

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te mahi a te whākōkī?

Rārangihia mai ngā whākōkī e whakamahia ana i ngā pūāhua ahumahi.

Ko tā te pūmua whākōkī he whakatere ake i ngā tauhohenga matū o te tinana.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga