kopa

kopa, v.i., n. Dented; dent, depression.

Kua kopa te pāruru vari o te mōtokā i te ū‘anga ki runga i te patu.
The car’s mudguard was dented when it struck the wall;

Kua kopa tēia ngā‘i i tō‘ou katu.
There is a depression in this part of your skull;

i te kopa‘anga te pakete iāia,
when he dented the bucket;

Kua ‘akakī ‘ia te kopa i runga i te mataara ki te kirikiri.
The pit in the road has been filled in with gravel. (See kopakopa, tākopa(kopa), taikopa.) [Ta. *kopa3.]

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