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kāraha Play

1. (noun) wide-mouthed calabash, bowl, basin.

Kōutuutua he wai ki roto ki te kāraha (W 1971:151). / Scoop up water into the wide-mouthed calabash.

Synonyms: kāraraha, pāta, peihana, riu

2. (noun) inanga, whitebait, Galaxias maculatus - full grown whitebait which have spawned and are in poor condition.

See also inanga

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