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uwha Play

1. (noun) female (of birds, plants, animals and insects), woman, femaleness, femininity.

Ka kite au au i roto i te nūpepa e kōrero ana mō ētahi tohorā e rua, he tame, he uwha (HP 1991:11). / I saw in the newspaper an article about two whales, a male and a female.


hōiho uwha Play

1. (loan) (noun) mare.

I tua atu i ēnei tohu ka tae mai he hōiho uwha me te kūao, te utu mō ētahi whenua i hokona (TTR 1990:58). / As well as these awards was a mare and foal, as payment for some land that was sold.


taiaki uwha Play

1. (noun) oestrogen.

Ko tā te taihema uwha he whakaputa i te taiaki uwha hei whakahaere i te mate marama, hei whakahaere hoki i te mahi me te tupu o ngā wāhanga o te taihema uwha (RP 2009:350). / The purpose of the female reproductive organs is to produce oestrogen to control the menstrual cycle and also to control the operation and growth of the different parts of the female reproductive organs.


taihema uwha Play

1. (noun) female reproductive organs.

Ko tā te taihema uwha he whakaputa i te taiaki uwha hei whakahaere i te mate marama, hei whakahaere hoki i te mahi me te tupu o ngā wāhanga o te taihema uwha (RP 2009:350). / The purpose of the female reproductive organs is to produce oestrogen to control the menstrual cycle and also to control the operation and growth of the different parts of the female reproductive organs.


hema-uwha Play

1. (noun) pistil, carpel - the female organs of a flower, comprising the stigma, style and ovary.

I ētahi tipu ka noho mai te hema-uwha me te hema-toa ki te pua kotahi (RP 2009:330). / In some plants the pistil and stamen are on the one flower.


pūtau hema-uwha Play

1. (noun) female gamete.

Ko te whakatōnga te hononga tahitanga o te pūtau hema-toa (te tātea) me te pūtau hema-uwha (te kākano) e puta ai he uri (RP 2009:450). / Fertilisation is the fusion of the male and the female gametes (sperm and egg) in order to produce offspring (RP 2009:45).


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