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 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. [kō1, kai1.]