pāpati

pāpati, n. Porpoise, dolphin.

Kua rererere ‘aere te pāpati i tō mātou tere‘anga ki Mangaia.
The porpoises were leaping when we sailed to Mangaia;

‘E na‘o pāpati tērā i muri i te pa‘ī.
There is a school of porpoises behind the boat.
[Eng. porpoise.]

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