kumi

kumi, n. Sixty feet, ten fathoms; a linear measurement, esp. of rope or fishing line.

Kua anga ‘aia i te a‘o ‘ē ‘ā kumi ‘ei ‘ī ‘a‘ai.
He measured out four

kumi
of line to fish for tuna with;

Kua ruku te tangata ruku pārau ‘ē ta‘i kumi ē rima mārō i te ‘ō‘onu.
The pearl diver went down to a depth of one

kumi
and five fathoms (i.e. to a depth of ninety feet). [Np. *kumi.]

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