kopikopi

kopikopi, (-a, -‘ia), fq. kopi1. Make hems, pleats, tucks, gathers, cuffs.

‘E māmā, e kopikopi koe i taku ‘āriki kaingākai.
Mother, do the hems on my tablecloth;

Kua ro‘iro‘i au i te kopikopi rima‘anga i tō‘ou ‘āriki ro‘i.
I‘m tired of hemming your bedspread by hand;

Kua tui kopi-kopi‘ia te ‘iti ki runga i te rima o tōna pona.
The lace was gathered onto the sleeves of her dress;

Kua kopikopi ‘aia i tōna rimā pona.
She gathered the sleeves of her dress. [kopi1 RR.]

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