ngitingiti

ngitingiti, v.i.

1. Gasp (fq. ngingiti).

Kua ngitingiti te tamaiti nō te mamae i tōna ‘ē‘ē.
The pain in his boil was making the boy gasp.

2. Stab, shoot, throb (of recurrent pain).

Kua ngitingiti te mamae i tōku vaevae maki.
My bad leg throbbed with pain;

Kua auē ma‘ata ‘aia i te ngitingiti‘anga te mamae i tōna kōpū.
He cried out with the spasms of pain in his stomach. (See ngingiti.)

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