‘iku2

‘iku2, n. Tail (of fish, animal, bird), tail end or tip of something.

Nā‘au te ‘iku o te ika, nāku te mīmiti.
You have the tail end of the fish, I‘ll have the head part;

E ‘akaputu i te ‘iku o te kīkau.
Make a pile of the tips of the coconut fronds;

te ‘iku ra, e te matu i rungao i te au mea i roto ra,
the rump, and the fat that covereth the inwards (Lev. 7.3). ‘Iku kiore, a tree with pendant red tassel-like flowers

(Acalypha hispida).
‘Iku toto, name of one of surgeonfishes. Pereue ‘iku, tail coat.
(See ‘iku‘iku2.)
[Pn. *siku.]

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