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Hangarau

tūpā

level

tūingoa, tūmahi poro, tūāhua

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He taputapu ā-ringa hei tirotiro i te papatairite o tētahi mea, arā, mēnā e whakarara ana ki te mata o Papatūānuku.

A hand tool used for checking the level of something, that is, how parallel it is to the Earth's surface.

Tauira KŌrero

Tirohia te tūpā o te tēpu e hoa.

Tīkina atu te tūpā ka tirotiro ai i te torotika o ngā pou taiapa.

Me āta pupuri te tūpā kia noho mai ai te mirumiru ki waenganui pū.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

I konei e whakamahia ana te tūpā ki te tirotiro i te papatairite o te tēpu. Mēnā e noho ana te mirumiru ki waenganui pū o ngā rārangi, he papatairite te papa:

I konei e whakamahia ana te tūpā ki te tirotiro i te poutū o te kūaha:

He tūpā taiaho tēnei. Ka whakaatangia e te tūpā taiaho he rārangi huapae, he rārangi poutū anō hoki ki te pātū hei āwhina i ngā mahi:

Takenga Mai

tūpā - flat, level

Tauira KŌrero

Tirohia te tūpā o te tēpu e hoa.

Tīkina atu te tūpā ka tirotiro ai i te torotika o ngā pou taiapa.

Me āta pupuri te tūpā kia noho mai ai te mirumiru ki waenganui pū.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga