kapakapa1

kapakapa1, (-‘ia), fq. kapa1. Flap, flutter.

Kua kapakapa te manu i tōna pē‘au.
The bird flapped its wings;

Kua amu rātou i te pe‘e ma te kapakapa ‘aere.
They chanted the refrain as they performed the arm movements;

Kua kapakapa te ārai pā i roto i te matangi.
The door curtain flapped in the draught;

taringa kapakapa,
floppy ears (like a spaniel). [kapa1 RR.]

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