‘ipa‘ipa

‘ipa‘ipa, v.i., fq. ‘ipa. Out of line, crooked, warped, buckled.

Kua ‘ipa‘ipa te rāini i tōna rura‘anga.
She didn’t rule the lines straight;

Nō te ‘ipa‘ipa i te ara o te mōtokā, nō reira kua manako te ‘akavā ē ‘e konā kava te tangata ‘aka‘oro.
The police reckoned the driver must have been drunk because the car’s tracks were swerving from side to side;

I te ‘ipa‘ipa-‘anga ngā uira i tōna pātikara, kua riri ‘aia kiāku nō te mea nāku i ‘akaū ki te mōtokā.
He was angry with me because the wheels of his bicycle were buckled when I ran the car over it.
[‘ipa RR.]

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