kovikovi, kavikavi

kovikovi, kavikavi, v.i., n., fq. kovi, q.v. Twisted, wrinkle(d); kinks, scars.

Kua kovikovi te pāpāringa o te tangata rū‘au.
The old man’s cheeks were all wrinkled;

E ‘akapae koe i te au ‘ānani kovikovi.
Put the shrivelled oranges aside;

Kua kavikavi te rau o te tōmāti i te maki.
The tomato leaves were distorted with disease;

E ‘ākara koe i tēia au kovikovi i runga i tōku rima.
Look at these scars on my hands. [kovi RR.]

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