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Poreho

We use this Tahitian song as a game. It runs like "Doggy, Doggy, Where's Your Bone?" except we pass a "shell" (a colored scarf) around the circle, and the child in the middle is a wave.
For simplicity, we use only the words in bold.




Poreho,
No roto 'oe i te miti
Mā'a oe na te fe'e
Amuhia 'oe te fe'e.

'Anapanapa mai
Te 'oe 'apu iti e.


English:
Shellfish,
You live in the sea
You are the octopus's dinner
You are eaten by the octopus.

Your brightness!
Your shell!