vake

vake, n. Small size tuber(s) on the main root of a taro plant.

Taria mai te vake ki te pae kia tīpūpū‘ia ‘ei ma‘ani tīromi.
Bring the vake out to the side to be cut off for making tīromi with;

‘E kīkau vake tēia.
This is a basket of small taro tubers.

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