pupu‘i

pupu‘i, (-‘ia, pū‘ia).

1. Blow on, puff.

Nā te matangi i pupu‘i i mate ei.
It was the wind that extinguished it.

2. Shoot.

Ka ‘aere māua pupu‘i puaka.
We‘re going pig-shooting;

Tano rāi kia pupu‘i‘ia atu.
It deserved to be shot.

3. n. Gun, rifle.

Nā Mana tēnā pupu‘i.
That’s Mana’s gun.
[Pn. *pupusi.]