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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

whāū pūira

mitosis

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te tukanga wehewehe o te pūtau e tutuki ai te tupu a tētahi rauropi, e ora ai rānei he motunga. Mai i te pūtau matua ka puta ētahi pūtau uri ōrite e rua.

The process of cell division in order for an organism to grow or repair. The parent cell produces two identical offspring cells.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te take o te whāū pūira?

Hoahoatia te tukanga whāū pūira.

He mea tārua ngā ira o te pūtau i te tukanga whāū pūira.

Takenga Mai

whā - causitive prefix

ū - be firm, fixed

pūira - chromosome

KUPU KĒ ATU

maitohi (kupu mino)

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te take o te whāū pūira?

Hoahoatia te tukanga whāū pūira.

He mea tārua ngā ira o te pūtau i te tukanga whāū pūira.