pāpera

pāpera, n. Tiger shark.

‘Akate‘ate‘a mamao i tā‘au ‘āuri, ‘e pāpera tērā ake ‘e ‘aere maī ra.
Get your spear ready, there is a tiger shark moving in;

Kua mou te punua pāpera ki runga i te matau.
The young

pāpera
was hooked.

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