nītā

nītā, n. Papaya, pawpaw (Carica papaya).

Kua ‘a‘aki rātou i te nītā para ‘ei kai nā te puaka.
They picked the ripe pawpaws as food for the pigs;

‘Aere ‘a‘aki rau nītā mai ‘ei ko‘u i te remu.
Go and pick some papaya leaves to wrap the seaweed in. (See ninītā.)

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