‘ika‘ika

‘ika‘ika, (-‘ia, ‘ika‘ikā‘ia), fq. ‘ika1. Make (fire), strike (match).

I tō mātou ‘ika‘ika a‘i ‘anga, nāku ‘ua tei kore i kā.
When we were making fire (by friction), mine was the only one which didn’t catch;

Ravea te paoke māti, ka ‘ika‘ikā‘ia e ia kia pou.
Take the box of matches away, he‘ll keep striking them till they are all gone.
[‘ika1 RR.]

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