u‘i

u‘i. Yam (Dioscorea spp.).

‘Ā kara i te pūtē u‘i kā matapakipakia.
Be careful of the sack of yams, they might get bruised. U‘i kura, u‘i muramura, u‘i tēmoni, types with purplish centres. U‘i tea, u‘i tuatea, a white type. U‘i parai, similar to

u‘i tea,
but with smoother skin. U‘i toka, round, hard-fleshed type.
[Pn. *‘ufi.]

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