itiiti1

itiiti1, v.i. Gnaw spasmodically, throb (of pain), cf. katikati.

Kua itiiti te mamae i tōna kōpū.
He has a gnawing pain in his stomach;

Kua kite ‘aia ē ka ‘ānau ‘aia i te itiiti‘anga mai te mamae.
She knew her time was come when the labour pains began.
[-iti3 RR.]

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