v. to twist, sprain a joint of the body (ankle, wrist); to strain (knee, shoulder).
Taku yolinga ki te lua ia, takapelu loa toku vae. When I stepped on the edge of the hole, I twisted my ankle.
Na takapelu toku ponaponāvae nō te takayala o taku yolinga i te konga tauvokovoko. I sprained my ankle when I stepped carelessly on the rough ground.
I taku uwinga i toku nawa, takapelu loa toku pokoivi. When I threw my wrestling opponent, my shoulder was strained.