1. vi. To stumble, twist the ankle. Fig., to misstep, err in conduct. Cf. ʻōkupe. hoʻo.kupe Caus/sim.
2. n. A hula step: with the feet still and the knees bent, the body swings three times quite low down to the right, over to the left, and up.
3. Same as ʻōlepe kupe, a bivalve. (PPN tupe.)
4. nvt. To steer a canoe; canoe endpieces.