'Kiwi' is the plural and the singular (there is no 's' in Maori). 'Te kiwi' means 'the kiwi' (singular), 'Nga Kiwi' means 'the kiwi' (plural) and 'he kiwi' means 'a kiwi' or 'some kiwi'.
The kiwi is the kiwi's common name.
Any kiwi is called a kiwi.
A kiwi is a bird. A kiwi fruit grows on a vine.
Kiwi, the flightless bird, was named by Maori.
"Kiwi" remains "kiwi."
No. The kiwi is a bird.