paipa

paipa, n. Pipe (for water, etc.), tap.

E ‘aere mai koe e ma‘ani i tōku paipa, kua kino te ngā‘i tāviri‘anga.
Come and repair my pipe, the tap has gone wrong;

Kua ‘aere mai te tangata ma‘ani paipa kua ‘akatoro i te paipa ki roto i te ‘āua tiare.
The plumber came and extended the pipe into the garden;

Kua ‘oko pa‘upa‘u‘anga paipa mai au.
I’ve bought some pipe connections;

‘Okota‘i ōku paipa i roto i te ‘are kūki, ‘okota‘i i roto i te ‘āua tiare,
I’ve got one tap in the kitchen and one in the garden.

2. Pipe (for tobacco) = pu‘ipu‘i.

Kua ‘akakā ‘aia i tāna paipa ē kua pu‘ipu‘i.
He lit his pipe and puffed away.
[Eng. pipe.]

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