1. (-a, -‘ia). Sweep or swirl or rake or carry sthg away or along.
Ko te one marō tāna i pākoko ki roto i te pūtē.
The dry soil, he swept into a bag (using his arms, not a broom);
Kua pākokoa te au rākau, tei tupu ki te pae kauvai e te vai puke.
The plants growing beside the river were swept away by the floodwater;
Kua kāpiki tauturu ‘aia i tōna pākoko‘ia‘anga e te ngaru ki raro i te ava.
He shouted for help as the wave swept him down into the channel;
Kua ‘aere mai tōna torōka ē kua pākoko i te toenga o te pi‘a ‘ānani i roto i te ‘are kākō.
His truck has come and taken the rest of the boxes of oranges in the packing shed.
2. n. A hoe (also pākoko tītā).
‘Apaina mai te pākoko ‘ei ‘akaa‘u i te tiare.
Bring the hoe to mound (the earth) up around the flowers.