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Hangarau

aumiri ~a

buff, polish

tūmahi whiti, tūingoa, tūāhua

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te whakamaheni i tētahi konganuku kia piata tonu.

The polishing of a metal surface so that it shines.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te pani aumiri kia tino piata ai te maitai nei?

Aumiria te pātū tāpōareare kua hangaia nei e koe.

He aumiri ā-ringa tō mahi, i whakamahia rānei te wīra aumiri?

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Ka whakaurua he pani aumiri ki tētahi mara papanga, ki tētahi wīra aumiri rānei, koia hei orooro i te maitai e whakapīatatia ana. Mā konei e pīata ai te mata o te maitai. Kāore te aumiri e whakakore i ngā riwha. Mā te kowani i te maitai ki te pepa whakamaene, ki te wūru maitai rānei ērā e whakakorea. He tukanga tērā i mua i te aumiri.

I konei e aumiria ana te mata o te whao ki te wīra aumiri, koia tētahi wāhanga i roto i te tukanga whakakoi i te whao:

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te pani aumiri kia tino piata ai te maitai nei?

Aumiria te pātū tāpōareare kua hangaia nei e koe.

He aumiri ā-ringa tō mahi, i whakamahia rānei te wīra aumiri?

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga