kurāmo‘o

kurāmo‘o, n. The blue lorikeet (Vini peru-viana) on Aitutaki. This small parrot, with dark blue plumage, was probably introduced from French Polynesia.

Kua ‘uti‘uti ‘aia i te ‘uru o te kurāmo‘o ‘ei tāpeka matau tāvere nāna.
He pulled out the

kurāmo‘o’s
feathers to tie on his trawling hooks;

Kua pupu‘i kurāmo‘o ‘aia ki roto i te repo taro.
He shot a

kurāmo‘o
in a taro swamp. [kura1, mo‘o2.]

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