kō‘ī

kō‘ī , (-a), v.i.

1.Spray, spurt out.

Kua rave ‘a Tumu i te kiri vai ē kua kō‘ī i te ta‘ua ki te vai.
Tumu took the hose and sprayed the floor with water;

Kua kō‘ā te one ‘ānani e te aronga ‘anga‘anga ki te vairā-kau.
The working party have sprayed the orange grove with insecticide;

Ka kō‘ī te vai ki va‘o nā roto i te puta i te paipa.
The water will spurt out through the hole in the pipe.

2. n. Spraying device.

Tei ‘ea te kō‘ī ‘āuri nō te kiri vai?
Where is the metal nozzle belonging to the hose? [kō-4, ‘ī 1.]

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