pa‘ī

pa‘ī, n. Ship.

Kua tomo te pa‘ī.
The ship sank.

Pa‘ī pātia to‘orā, whaling ship.
Pa‘ī tākie, sailing ship.

Ka ‘aere mātou ki te ‘anga‘anga pa‘ī.
We‘re going to work on the ship (as stevedores).

Pa‘ī reva, pa‘ī rere, aeroplane.
Pa‘ī ruku, submarine.

[Ep. *pasii.]

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