kōnako

kōnako, n. Name of a fish, said to be a stage in the growth of the grey mullet, between ‘āvake and kanae, q.v.

Kā rava ‘ua au i tēia kōnako, ‘apaina te kanae nā‘au. This kōnako
will be enough for me, you take the fully-grown grey mullet for yourself;

Tē tui kōnakō ra rātou kā ‘oko.
They‘re stringing up the

kōnako
for sale.

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