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1. nvt., Crack, narrow opening; to open a crack, as a door; to separate, loosen, free.

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2. n., Certain species of the Mullidae 🌐, surmullets or goatfish. All weke have large scales and are usually found in reefs, sometimes in deep water. Both red and light-colored weke were popular as offerings to the gods to turn away curses: see weke #1.

3. Rare variant of waka, to flame, flash.

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v. See WEHE. To crack or open, as the joints of a floor; to separate, as two things united; to open, as a door. See UWEKE. Hoo. To cause to be opened.

s. A crack; an opening.

2. Name of a species of fish.

1. A crack; an opening.

2. Three species of fish of the sur mullet family (Mulloides auriflamma, M. flammeus and M. samoensis).

WEK 620 WEL

Same as uweke. To crack or open, as the joints of a floor; to separate, as two things united; to open, as a door.

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