‘ūpeke

‘ūpeke, (-ia, -a, -na). Shove, twitch, flick, knock, blow, away or off.

Nā te matangi i ‘ūpeke i teia tua i te vā‘angā punu o te ‘are.
The wind blew off the sheets of galvanised iron on this side of the house (roof);

Kua ‘ūpekea tōna pare e te matangi i tōna tū‘anga.
When he stood up the wind twitched his hat off;

Kua ‘ūpeke‘ia te pona o te va‘ine ki runga e te matangi.
The women’s skirts were whipped up by the wind;

E tāmata koe i te ‘ūpeke i tōna tupe ki va‘o.
Try and knock his disk away;

Kua riri ‘aia i tōku ‘ūpeke‘anga iāia ki va‘o i te ua.
He was angry when I shoved him out in the rain.

oi

oi,

1. (-a). (a) Jerk, shake, shove or slide along.

‘Auraka e oi i te kaingākai, ka maringi te tiā ū.
Don’t shake the table, you‘ll spill the milk in the jug;

‘Auraka e oi i te pi‘a repo nā runga i te ta‘ua.
Don’t slide that muddy box over the floor; (b) Rub, stir or knead into a mass.

Kua oi ‘aia i tēta‘i ‘inu ki runga i tōna tāmaka.
He rubbed some grease into his boots;

Oia te tī mēni.
Mix up the cement;

Kua oi ‘aia i te varāoa ma te pōpō.
He kneaded the dough and rolled it into loaves.

2. v.i. (a) Lurch, rock, give a jerk, rub or graze against something.

Kua kite au i te pa‘ī i te oi‘anga i te ‘a‘ati‘anga te ngaru ki runga.
I saw the ship lurch as the wave broke against it;

I tōku ‘ōpara‘anga iāia, kua oi tōna mata ki runga i te pāruru ‘are ē kua pakiko.
When I shoved him, he grazed his face against the wall of the house and took the skin off; (b) Slip out of joint, dislocate.

Kua oi tōna rima i tōna ‘inga‘anga ē kua ‘aka‘oki‘ia.
He dislocated his wrist when he fell and it was put back in again. (See oinga; oioi; ‘akaoi(oi); ngaoi, ngāoioi; tōi(oi).) [Pn. *o‘i.]

‘ōpara

‘ōpara, (-‘ia).

1. Push, shove.

Kāre e nāku i ‘ōpara iāia ki roto i te vai.
It wasn’t me that pushed him in the water;

Kāre e rauka tēia toka i te ‘ōpara, nō te teima‘a.
It isn’t possible to move this stone, it is (too) heavy;

Kua ‘ōpara rātou i te torōka i te kino‘anga te matī ni.
They pushed the truck along when the engine went wrong.

2. Take hold of (mainly dialectal, Ait., cf. Rar. mou, rave).

3. Compel.

Kua ‘ōpara ‘aia iāku kia āru iāia.
He forced me to go with him. (See ‘ōparapara.)