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karanga manu

1. (noun) bird-calling flute - a generic term for instruments and techniques used to mimic and attract birds using a variety of leaves or small pieces of bone or stone that have a small hole placed in a position that allows them to be blown over.

He nui ngā momo taonga karanga manu a te Māori hai whakataurite ki te tangi o ngā manu (TWK 41:14). / There are many types of instruments of the Māori to imitate the sounds of birds.

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