‘īnaki

‘īnaki, n. A circular wickerwork fish trap woven from long thin coconut roots or the aerial roots of Freycinetia.

Tē raranga ‘īnaki nei au.
I‘m weaving an

‘īnaki-trap; I tāomi tā māua ‘īnaki ki rotopū i tērā ngā kāoa.
We set our

‘īnaki
trap down between those two coral rocks;

‘E kiekie ma‘ani ‘īnaki tēia.
These Freycinetia roots are for making

‘īnaki
traps.
[Pn. *fiinaki.]

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