v. to cover over (with a net, hand).
Na popoki iāna i tona lima ki lunga o te lango nā tau i tona kili. He cupped his hand over the fly that had landed on his sore.
Popoki atu au i te lakia ia, yao loa mai loto o te pokipoki. I swatting at the noddy tern, but it escaped out of the net.