kiekie

kiekie, n. A climber (Freycinetia wilderi) related to pandanus. The aerial roots were formerly much used for wickerwork.

‘E ‘anga kiekie tā tōku pāpā.
My father has a fish trap woven from

kiekie; Kua tauraki ‘a Pā i te no‘o‘anga kiekie ki te rā.
Pā dried a chair made of

kiekie; Ka ‘aere mātou ki runga i te maunga kā pā kiekie.
We‘re going up on the mountain to cut

kiekie. [Pn. *kie-kie.]

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