kā‘ui

kā‘ui, n. Bunch or cluster (of fruit: coconuts, bananas, pandanus, tomatoes).

ka'ui: Maori for cluster, bunch

‘E kā‘ui nū mama‘ata tēna.
That bunch has big coconuts;

Kua tanu au i te kā‘ui meika ki raro i te va‘arua.
I’ve buried the bunch of bananas (to ripen off quickly);

Kua ‘oko kā‘ui te tangata i te meika.
People bought bananas in bunches.

Kaui sitona, ears of corn (Gen. 41.22).

[Ep. *kaa-fui.]

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