kōmene

kōmene, v.t. Contract lengthwise, draw (the legs) up.

E kōmene koe i tō‘ou vaevae kia vā te mataara nō te tangata i te ‘aere.
Pull your legs in to leave room for people to walk;

Kua ngenge tōku vaevae nō te roa i tōku kōmene‘anga.
My legs were numb with being doubled up for so long. [Ce. *koo-mene.]

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