paope, pōpe

paope, pōpe, n.

1. Pope (also paope ma‘ata).

Ko te paope ma‘ata i Rōma tei mate.
The Pope in Rome is dead.

2. Catholic priest.

Nāku e raverave ana i te ‘anga‘anga mē taka kē te paope.
I do the work while the priest is away.
[Eng. pope.]

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