kōpatapata, v.i. (Have) spots, speckles.
Kua kōpatapata te rau o te tōmāti i te maki.
The tomato leaves are spotted with disease;
Kua ‘apai viviki rātou iāia ki te taote i te kōpatapata‘anga tōna pākiri.
They took him straight to the doctor when he came out in spots;
‘E mānea te kōpatapata i runga i tēia ika.
The speckles on this fish are lovely. [kōpata RR.]