kumete

kumete, n. (Wooden) bowl.

E kana koe i tā‘au ‘akari ki roto i te kumete.
Grate your coconut into the bowl;

TĒ tarai kumete nei au ‘ei putu i tā mātou pia.
I‘m carving out a bowl to strain our starch into;

E ‘apai mai koe i te ākā kumete ā‘au.
Bring that great big bowl of yours. Kumete roroa, an elongated beaked bowl. Kumete taupūpū, a round Aitutakian bowl. Pare kumete, a sun helmet. (See tākūmete.) [Pn. *kumete.]

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