‘ōpai

‘ōpai, n. A small round-mouthed handle-less scoop net, often set at the mouth of a fish weir.

Kua tuku ‘aia i te ‘ōpai ki te ngutu o te pā.
He set the

‘ōpai-net
at the mouth of the weir;

Tē tā ‘ōpai nei au.
I‘m making an

‘ōpai-net.

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