kanae

kanae, n. Warty-lipped mullet (Crenimugil crenilabis).

Kua tā‘ei mātou ki te kupenga roa ‘ē ta‘i ‘ānere kanae.
We caught a hundred mullet with the long-net;

Ka ‘aere tātou ki te ‘ōire kā pati i te kupenga kanae roāngarere.
Let’s go to the village and ask for the longest of the mullet-nets. [Pn. *kanahe.]

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