- Put or come together, combine, unite, associate, team up. Auraka e kapiti i te anani kino ki te anani meitaki. Don’t put the bad oranges in with the good ones; KApiti i te vai ki te ti meni. Add water to the cement; Kia oti te akari e te nu i te aaki, kua kapitiia okotai putunga. When the dry coconuts and the drinking coconuts had all been picked, they were put together in a heap; Kua kapiti ua te Maori e te Papaa i te arikianga i te manuiri. Maoris and Europeans joined in welcoming the guests; I to ratou kapitianga ki te are teata, kua akamata ratou i te akatupu pekapeka. As soon as they came together at the cinema, they started causing trouble; Kua kapiti te au patireia o te au arai i te tamakianga i topa ake nei. The allies joined forces in the last war; I to ratou oro kapiti anga ki te re, kua opara a Ta ia Tere. Ta gave Tere a shove as they raced together for the winning-post; E apai mai koe i nga pia anani kapiti i roto i te are. Fetch the two boxes of oranges which are standing together in the shed; Kua apai kapitiia mai raua ki te are maki. The two of them were taken to hospital together; Kua kapitia te tamariki tavarevare ki te pia okotai e kua akoia. The children who came late were assembled in one room and warned; Kua aere kapiti raua ki te tueporo. They went to the rugby match together; E ti pu koe i te rau o nga nu kapiti i mua i te are. Cut the leaves of the pair of coconut trees standing together in front of the house.
- n. Partner, fellow (of a pair). E kimi mai koe i tetai kapiti noou. Find yourself a partner. (See kapipiti.) [ka-, -piti.]
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