kāpu

kāpu, n.

1. Dust-cap (on a tyre).

E tāmou ‘aka‘ou koe i te kāpu ki runga mē oti te kiri i te pāmu.
Put the dust-cap back on when the tyre is pumped up.

2. Cap (on cartridge).

‘Auraka e tukituki i te kāpu o te kātirī ti, ka ‘aruru.
Don’t keep tapping the cartridge cap, it‘ll go off.

3. Peak (of cap).

Te kāpu o tōna pare,
the peak of his cap. Pare kāpu, cap.

Nō‘ea tō‘ou pare kāpu i te ngā‘i i ‘oko ei?
Where did you buy your cap? [Eng. cap.]

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