‘ūpekepeke

‘ūpekepeke, (-a, -‘ia), fq. ‘ūpeke. Shove, etc. away or off.

Kua ‘ūpekepeke te ‘akavā i te tangata ki te pae, nō tei ārai i te mataara.
The police pushed the people back to the side because they were blocking the street;

Kāre i kitea te moni i tō te keiā ‘ūpekepeke‘anga i te ‘apinga i roto i te ‘are.
The thieves didn’t find the money though they turned everything in the house upside down.
[‘ūpeke rR.]

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