kuku2

kuku2, n. Mussel.

Mē marō te tai, ka ‘aere ka ‘a‘aki kuku ‘ei kai nā mātou.
When the tide is out we‘ll go and pick some mussels to eat;

‘E ngā‘i kuku tēia ē te mama‘ata.
There are plenty of mussels here, and big ones;

Kua tanu au i te anga o te kuku.
I’ve buried the mussel shells. [Pn. *kuku2.]

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