kapa3

kapa3, n.

1. Copper (the metal).

Kāre e tūtae‘āuri mē i ma‘ani‘ia ki te kapa.
It won’t rust if it’s made of copper;

Kua riringi ‘aia i te vai ki roto i te tini kapa.
He poured the water into a copper tin.

Pene kapa,
a (copper) penny.

‘ī toru ā te tamaiti pene kapa.
The child has three pennies.

Niuniu kapa,
copper wire.

2. A copper boiler.

Kua tunu‘ia ki roto i te kapa.
They were boiled in the copper. [Eng. copper.]

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