ngatae

ngatae, n. The traditional Indian coral tree (Erythrina variegata) and the recently introduced dadap tree (E. subumbrans).

Kua tau te moa kirikiri i runga i te pū ngatae i te kai i te pu‘era.
The flying foxes perched on the

ngatae
to eat the buds;

Ka ‘aere au kā tiki pu‘era ngatae ‘ei ‘iri‘iri i tōku pi‘a moe.
I‘m going to get some

ngatae
flowers to decorate my bedroom with;

‘E ngatae tērā rākau i muri mai i tō mātou ‘are.
That’s a

ngatae
behind our house. [Pn. *„atae.]

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