1. (verb) to bow, kneel, bend, stoop.
Ko tōna hoa he tangata nō ngā Ārapi i haere hei kaiārahi i a ia i runga i taua whenua koraha. I a rāua e haere ana ka kite taua Wīwī i tōna hoa e koropiko ana, e inoi ana i runga i ngā onepū wera (KO 15/5/1885:8). / His companion was an Arab who went to guide him in that barren land. While they were travelling the Frenchman observed his companion bowing and praying on the hot sands.
2. (noun) submission, acquiescence, bowing down.