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.