kapekape

kapekape, (-a, -‘ia), fq. kape1.

1. Dodge, avoid.

Kua kapekape ‘aia nā roto i te urupū tangata.
He dodged in and out through the crowd;

Kua ‘oro kapekape ‘aia nā roto i te tangata ē kua taomi i te rē.
He jinked through the players and scored a try;

‘E tangata kapekape ‘aia i te ‘anga‘anga a te ‘ōire.
He dodges village duties.

2. Flick aside, deflect.

Kua kapekape ‘aia i te repo ki roto i te punāvai.
He kept flicking muck into the well. [kape1 RR.]

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