tōpāpā

tōpāpā, (-‘ia), fq. tōpā1. Knock, tap.

Koia pa‘a tērā e tōpāpā ra.
Maybe that’s her knocking now;

Kua kite ‘aia ē kāre i pakari te nū i tōna tōpāpā‘anga.
He knew that the coconut wasn’t ready to drink when he tapped it.
[tōpā1 Rr.]

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