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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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