pē‘au

pē‘au, n.

1. Wing.

Kua kapakapa te manu i tōna pē‘au ē kua rere.
The bird flapped its wings and flew;

‘E pa‘īrere pē‘au roa tērā.
The plane has long wings.

2. Pectoral fin.

Kua kino tēta‘i pē‘au o tēia māroro.
One of this flying fish’s fins has been damaged. Pē‘au‘ia, having fins.

Ko te au mea katoa i peauia ra, e te poa, ki raro i te tai,
all things with fins, and scales, down in the sea (Lev. 11.9).
(cf. pererau.)
[Pn. *pee-sau.]

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