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Sinagatöri

A type of waterfowl. Used to modify the place name wina ‘Ina’ from the way that the male and female wi narabu ‘line up’; and the place name apa ‘Awa’,from the sound of its cry when diving. Exactly what type of bird a sinagatöri was is unclear: theories range from the little grebe, or dabchick, to the pin-tailed duck, while still a further theory suggests the long-tailed cock.