‘ī‘ī2

‘ī‘ī2, (-a, -‘ia). Fish with hook and line, fq. ‘ī2.

Tē ‘ī‘ī kōkiri nei māua.
We‘re fishing for triggerfish;

‘E au a‘o ‘ī‘ī tēnā nā taku pāpā.
Those are my father’s fishing lines;

kia ‘oki mai te au tangata ‘ī‘ī mei te moana,
when the deep-sea fishermen return;

Kua ‘ī‘īa e Tua mā te tuna i raro i tēia ruā vai.
The eels in this pond have been caught by Tua and his friends.
[‘ī2 RR.]

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