v.i. Stingy, mean, selfish(ness). Kua uuna te tamaiti karapii i tana kai. The selfish child hid his food away; No tona karapii, no reira kare ona taeake. He’s so mean, that’s why he hasn’t any friends; E tangata karapii moni koe! You are a close-fisted fellow!; I karapii ana koe i taau kai i tetai ra ake nei, no reira kare au e oatu naau tetai. You were mean with your food the other day, so Im not giving you any.