kōta‘a1

kōta‘a1, n. The least frigatebird (Fregata aerial) and the great frigatebird (F. minor) which nest mainly on Suwarrow and Takutea.

Tē ‘akata‘ata‘ā ra te kōta‘a i roto i te reva.
The frigatebird was planing in the sky;

I tōna tunutunu‘anga i te punua kōta‘a, kua ‘ongi mai ‘a Tamangori i te ‘aunga.
When he was roasting the young frigatebirds, Tamangori caught the smell. [Np. *katafa.]

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