‘ipa

‘ipa, v.i. Out of alignment, crooked, askew, awry.

Kua ‘ipa tēnā pā tōmāti, ‘akatika‘ia.
That row of tomato plants is crooked, straighten it out;

Ka kiriti tātou i tērā pā ‘uri nū nō te ‘ipa.
Let’s take out that row of coconut saplings, it isn’t straight;

Ko te ka‘o ‘ipa tēnā, kiritia.
That rafter is askew, take it off;

Kua ‘ipa kē te kara.
The collar was all awry;

Kua kite ‘aia ē kā riri ‘a Toko‘ā i tōku pē‘i ‘ipa‘anga i te pōro.
He knew that Toko‘ā would be wild when I threw the pass wide of him.
(See ‘ipa‘ipa, tā‘ipa(‘ipa).)
[Pn. *sipa2.]

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