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Hangarau

kowani ~tia

abrade, abrasive

tūingoa, tūmahi whiti

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te mahi whakahuene i tētahi rauemi mārō pērā i te rākau me te maitai. Koia hoki ngā momo matū, ngā taputapu rānei ka whakamahia hei whakahuene i te rauemi, pērā i te pepa whakamaene, i te waku matarehu me te waku kaitara.

The work to smooth a material such as wood or steel. It is also refers to the types of substances and tools that are used to make a material smooth, such as sandpaper, a file and a rasp.

Tauira KŌrero

Kowanitia te papa ki te wūru maitai, mā reira e tino piata ai.

He nui tonu ngā riwha e kitea ana i te whakamahinga o te kowani kaitara - me whakahuene ērā.

He aha ngā kowani matua e whakamahia ana i te taiwhanga mahi rākau?

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Koia nei ētahi o ngā momo kowani:

Ko te pepa whakamaene. Mātua whakamahia ai hei whakahuene papa rākau. Ko te tau kowani hei tohu i te matanui, i te matarehu rānei o te pepa. He matanui te kowani 80, he kaha te kowani i te papa rākau, engari he riwha ka noho tonu ki te mata o te rākau. He āhua matarehu ake te kowani 150, he iti noa iho ngā riwha ka toe mai. He tino matarehu te kowani 400, ka tino maene te mata o te rākau:

Ko te waku kaitara. Mātua whakamahia ai hei tārai rākau:

Ko te waku matarehu. Mātua whakamahia ai hei whakahuene i te maitai me te wheua:

Ko te wūru maitai. Mātua whakamahia ai hei whakapiata i te maitai, i te wheua me te rākau:

Takenga Mai

kowani - to scrape, abrade, scour

Tauira KŌrero

Kowanitia te papa ki te wūru maitai, mā reira e tino piata ai.

He nui tonu ngā riwha e kitea ana i te whakamahinga o te kowani kaitara - me whakahuene ērā.

He aha ngā kowani matua e whakamahia ana i te taiwhanga mahi rākau?

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga