tāoma, taoma, (-‘ia). Bend or lean over.
Kua tāoma te mataara, kā ‘eke tāua.
The road goes down steeply here, let’s get off;
Kua tāoma te ‘are ki te tua katau.
The house is leaning towards the right;
Kua tā‘oma‘ia te ‘ātava rākau e kua ‘ati.
The branch was bent and broke.