paru4

paru4, n. Name of a fish.

1. A small creamy-yellow edible fish sometimes netted in the lagoon, perhaps one of the snappers (Sparidae).

Ka tā‘ei tātou i tēia na‘o paru.
Let’s net this shoal of

paru.

2. A large ocean-going fish (Mang. dial.).

3. Paru marau. Red Snapper (Etelis carbunculus).

4. Paru renga. Flower Snapper (Pristipomades zonatus).

5. Paru kōmuri. Amberjack (Seriola rivoliana).
[Pn. *palu1.]