pōkaikai

pōkaikai, (-a, -‘ia), v.i., fq. pōkai1.

1. Roll, coil, wind round and round.

Kua puta tōna rima i te niuniu i tōna pōkaikai‘anga.
He stabbed his hand on the wire when he was rolling it up;

Pōkaikaia mai te taura.
Coil the rope up.

2. n. Coils, rolls, reels, etc.

‘E au pōkaikai rau‘ara tēia, mē nā ‘ai i ‘apai mai.
There are some coils of pandanus here, but I‘m not sure who brought them;

Ko koe ra te aere, ka tatau ei i te pokaikai, taau i tata i toku nei vaa,
so you must go, and read out from the scroll what you have written down from my lips (Jer. 36.6).
[pōkai1 RR.]