kauamo

kauamo, (-a, -‘ia). Carry jointly (on carrying-pole, stretcher, or with linked hands).

Kua kauamo rāua i te kā‘ui meika.
They carried the bunch (whole stalk) of bananas slung between them on a pole;

Ka kauamo tāua i tēia tamaiti.
Let’s carry the child hand-in-hand between us;

Kua kauamo rāua i te tangata maki nā runga i te ‘apinga ‘apai maki.
The two of them carried the sick man on a stretcher;

Kua matapōiri‘ia ‘aia i tōna kauamo‘ia‘anga ki va‘o mei te ngā‘i tu‘e‘anga pōro.
He had passed out when he was carried off the rugby pitch. [kau-6, amo1.]

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