kāraperape

kāraperape, v.i., fq. karape. Clever, quite smart or skilful, shrewd (ness).

Nāringa kōtou i kāraperape, kua ‘autū rāi.
If you’d been smart (quicker and more skilful), you would have won all right;

‘E peu kāraperape,
quite a clever ruse;

‘E tuatua kāraperape,
pretty shrewd remark. [karape rR.]

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