kākave

kākave, n. Tentacle.

Kua pipiri te kākave o te ‘eke ki runga i tōna rima.
The octopus’s tentacles held tight to his arm;

Kua totoro mai te kākave o te ‘eke ki va‘o i te va‘arua.
The tentacles of the octopus came creeping out of the hole;

TĒia te kākave ‘eke ‘ei māunu nā‘au.
Here are some octopus tentacles for your bait. [kā-3, -kave2.]

Leave a Reply