ūpaki

ūpaki. General term for the swimming crabs, including the large estuarine Scylla serrata
of Aitutaki.

‘E ūpaki tērā e totoro atū ra.
That’s an ūpaki crawling away;

Mē rama ūpaki kōrua ākonei, e ‘apai mai koe nāku tēta‘i.
If you go torch fishing for ūpaki tonight, bring me some.

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