tāpapapapa

tāpapapapa, (-‘ia), fq. tāpapa. Wait or stay for something or sbdy.

Kua ro‘iro‘i mātou i te tāpapapapa ia rātou.
We’ve got fed up with waiting for them;

Mei na‘ea mai tōku tāpapapapa‘anga iā koe.
I’ve been waiting for you for I don’t know how long;

Koia te a‘a ka tāpapapapa‘ia ai?
Who is he (anyway) that people should have to wait for him?

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