kōkai

kōkai, (-a, -‘ia).

1. Fork (ground).

Kua kōkai au i tāku pa‘i ‘ei rūrū i te ‘ua tōmāti.
I forked over my piece of ground so I could sow the tomato seeds;

Kōkai‘ia ā roto i te pā o te tārāti.
It has been forked over between the lettuce rows.

2. n. Digging fork

(kōkai one),
table fork

(kōkai kaikai),
bicycle forks

(kōkai pātikara). Kua puta tōna vaevae i te kōkai.
He has run the fork into his foot;

Kua kai kōkai ‘aia i tāna kai.
He ate his food with a fork;

‘E au kōkai kaikai tāna i ‘oko mai ei.
She bought table forks. [1, kai1.]

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