kōpotopoto

kōpotopoto, (-a, -‘ia). Cut into short pieces.

E kōpotopoto i te au tumu nū mē tī pūpū kia māmā ‘ua mē tari.
Cut the coconut trunks into short lengths so they will be quite light to carry;

Kua kōpoto-potoa te va‘ie i te kekekeke‘ia‘anga.
The firewood was sawn into short pieces. [kō-4, poto RR.]

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