Entries in Kope consist of a headword followed by the abbreviation for the part of speech and then the definition in English. An example sentence in Kope may be included followed by the translation into English. The semantic domain number and category are included in parentheses.
a'erai v open Ma adoi ia ema'erai ai. Knock and the door will be opened. (sem. domains: 188.8.131.52 - House.)
abeata n friend Ata himioi ai pemidioi-do mea hi'a abeatati. Once there were two good friends. (sem. domains: 4.1.1 - Friend.)
Both the headword and the semantic domain categories serve as links to other associated words.
Some headwords may have more than one related definition. These are separated by commas, as in the example below:
hemepaha n leaf used for wiping up water, towel (sem. domains: 5.3 - Clothing.)
When the headword has two or more definitions of unrelated words or of different parts of speech, these are numbered, as in the example below:
pai 1) adj greatness, importance (sem. domains: 3.5.1 - Say.) 2) n news Pai ata agoromaimo? Did you hear any news? comp. paimea