tārape

tārape, (-a, -‘ia).

1. v.i. Trip, catch in something (of the feet), twist over, splay.

Kua tārape tōna vaevae ki te aka rākau ē kua ‘inga.
He caught his foot in the root of a tree and tripped over.

2. v.t. Trip.

Nō tāna tārape, nō reira i ‘akatangi‘iāi te pu‘i.
He tripped him, that’s why the whistle went;

Kua tārape‘ia ‘aia i tōna ‘oro‘anga.
He was tripped as he was running;

Kua ‘opu tārape ‘aia iāku.
He caught me by tripping me up.