tā‘iti2

tā‘iti2,

1. Catch fish by encircling a rock with a net and frightening the fish out into the net.

Kua tano te tai, ka ‘aere tāua ka tā‘iti.
The tide is right, let’s go

tā‘iti
fishing;

Kua puta tōna vaevae i te no‘u i tōna tā‘iti‘anga.
He stabbed his foot on a stonefish when he was

tā‘iti
fishing. Te aronga tā‘iti, the

tā‘iti
fishermen.

2. n. The small net used in this method of fishing.

Tukuna te tā‘iti takapini i te toka kā uru ei i te ika kia ‘oro mai ki va‘o.
Lay the

tā‘iti
net around the rock and poke the fish out.
[Ce. *taa-fiti.]

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