pākoko

pākoko,

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.
[pā-7, koko.]

ope

ope, (-a). Sweep something along, sweep or scoop something up, wash something up (of the waves).

Kua ope ‘aia i te tī tā ki runga i te putunga.
He scooped the rubbish onto the heap;

E ‘ākara ē ‘e a‘a tā te ngaru i ope mai.
See what the waves have washed up. [Pn. *ope2,3.]