tāoma, taoma

tāoma, taoma, (-‘ia). Bend or lean over.

Kua tāoma te mataara, kā ‘eke tāua.
The road goes down steeply here, let’s get off;

Kua tāoma te ‘are ki te tua katau.
The house is leaning towards the right;

Kua tā‘oma‘ia te ‘ātava rākau e kua ‘ati.
The branch was bent and broke.

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