‘īpana

‘īpana, (-‘ia). Lever or prize up, out, or off; flick away (with an implement).

‘Āpanā‘ia te kiore mate ki roto i te va‘arua.
Flick the dead rat into the hole;

Kua ‘īpana ‘aia i te tāpoki o te punu.
He prized off the lid of the tin;

E ‘īpana i te repo i roto i te puta.
Pick the dirt out of the wound.
[‘ī-7, pana1.]

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