kō‘ao, v.i. (-‘ia). Bloated, distended (esp. of the stomach).
Kua kō‘ao tōna kōpū i te kai i te kai a te mata‘iapo.
His stomach became bloated when he ate the chief’s food;
‘E kōpū kō‘ao tōna maki.
He is suffering from a stomach distension. Kō‘ao ruaki, retch.
‘Ea‘a ‘aia i kō‘ao ruaki ei?
Why is he retching?;
tetai tangata, kua mate i te koao,
a certain man which had the dropsy (Luke 14.2). [Ce. *koofao.]