ngōia, ngōio

ngōia, ngōio, n. Brown noddy (Anous stolidus).

Kia pōpongi, kua rere te ngōia nā te moana i te kimi kai.
In the morning, the noddy flew over the ocean looking for food;

Kua tō te punua ngōia ki runga i te ‘ātava puka.
The young noddy perched on the branch of a

puka
tree. [Ce. *„oio.]

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