katokato

katokato, (-a, -‘ia), fq. kato. Nip off, pinch off, pick.

Kua katokato te va‘inetini i te pūkaitaringa o te tōmāti.
The women pinched off the side-shoots on the tomato plants;

‘E mārie tā‘au katokato tiare.
You are slow at picking flowers. [kato RR.]

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