ope

ope, (-a). Sweep something along, sweep or scoop something up, wash something up (of the waves).

Kua ope ‘aia i te tī tā ki runga i te putunga.
He scooped the rubbish onto the heap;

E ‘ākara ē ‘e a‘a tā te ngaru i ope mai.
See what the waves have washed up. [Pn. *ope2,3.]

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