‘ī‘ī3

‘ī‘ī3, n. A kind of dogwinkle, resembling the

pūpū,
but larger, and found only on seashore rocks.

Ko te ‘ī‘ī mama‘ata tā‘au e ko‘i, ‘auraka te mea meariki.
Collect only the big

‘ī‘ī,
not the small ones;

Tē ko‘i anga ‘ī‘ī nei māua.
We‘re collecting

‘ī‘ī
shells;

Kua tunu ‘aia i tāna paoti ‘ī‘ī.
She boiled her tin of

‘ī‘ī.
[Pn. *siai3.]

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