tuakopi

tuakopi, (-‘ia). Fold over, hem, pleat.

E tuakopi i te pēpa ‘ē toru taime.
Fold the paper over three times;

Kia oti i te tuakopi te ‘iti o te kāka‘u ka ‘apai atu ei au.
I‘ll bring the material over as soon as I’ve done the hems;

E tuakopi koe iā mua i tōku piripou.
Put the pleats in the front of my trousers;

Kua tuakopi‘ia te ‘iti o te ‘āriki kaingākai ki runga i te ‘āuri.
She did the hems of the tablecloth on the sewing machine.
(cf. tūākapi.)

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