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Hangarau

kauwhiti

crowbar, pinch bar, lever

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He taputapu hei huhuti nēra, hei wāwāhi rānei i te hononga o ētahi poro rākau e rua. He tia maitai, kua takapapā tētahi pito.

A tool used for prising nails and breaking the joint between two pieces of wood. It is a metal bar with an end that has been flattened.

Tauira KŌrero

Tīkina te kauwhiti hei huhuti i te nēra nui nei.

Me whakamahi te kauwhiti hei wāwāhi i ngā poro rākau rā.

He kotikara kei te pito o te kauwhiti hei huhuti nēra.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Hei tauira o ētahi whakamahinga o te kauwhiti:

Takenga Mai

kau (kakau) - shaft or handle of a tool

whiti - to turn over, prise, as with a lever

Tauira KŌrero

Tīkina te kauwhiti hei huhuti i te nēra nui nei.

Me whakamahi te kauwhiti hei wāwāhi i ngā poro rākau rā.

He kotikara kei te pito o te kauwhiti hei huhuti nēra.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga