kanapa

kanapa, v.i. Flash, glint.

Kua kanapa te uira.
The lightning flashed;

Kua kite mātou i te a‘i kanapa i roto i te reva.
We saw a flash of light in the sky;

te kanapa-‘anga o te mōrī pata,
the flashing of the torch. (See kānapanapa, tākanapa(napa).) [Ce. *kanapa.]

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