paku1

paku1, n.

1. Little bits and pieces, esp. paku tītā, bits of rubbish, litter.

Taria mai tēnā au paku ki runga i te a‘i.
Fetch those bits and pieces of rubbish over onto the fire.

2. Dandruff.

Kua kī tōna katu i te paku.
His head is full of dandruff;

E pu‘a meitaki koe i tō‘ou katu kia mā te paku.
Wash your head thoroughly with soap to get rid of the dandruff.
[Pn. *paku1.]

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