korekore2, n. Name given to two phases of the moon, approximately the seventh to the ninth nights and the nineteenth to the twenty-first, but usage varies. The nights in each phase are sometimes distinguished as korekore ta‘i, the first night in the sequence of three,

roto korekore
the middle night, and

‘akaoti korekore
the third and final night of the group.

‘Auraka e ‘aere ki te tautai, ‘e korekore tēia arāpō.
Don’t go fishing, the moon is in the


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