tāpā‘oe, (-a, -‘ia). Put braces or shoulder-straps on.
Kua tāpā‘oe ‘aia i te piripou o te tamaiti i tōna tui‘anga.
She made the boy’s trousers with shoulder-straps on them;
Kua tui tāpā‘oe te tamā‘ine i tōna pona.
The girl made a dress with shoulder-straps on;
‘E piripou tāpā‘oe tāna i ‘ōake mai ei.
He gave a pair of trousers with braces.