karakara2

karakara2, v.i. Smell of grilling, scorching or singeing.

Kua karakara te ‘aunga i tēnā umu puaka.
That oven of pork smells good;

Kua ‘aunga karakara te ika i runga i te a‘i.
The fish grilling on the fire gave off a savoury smell;

NŌ te karakara i te ‘aunga i kite ei ‘aia ē kua pakapaka te kai.
She realised from the smell of burning that the food was scorched;

Ko te ‘aunga karakara o te kāka‘u tāku i ‘ongi.
It was the singeing smell from the clothes that I noticed. Tunu karakara, to grill (fish) on embers.

Kua tunutunu karakara ‘aia i te ika.
He grilled the fish;

KĀ kai au i te ika tunu karakara.
I‘ll have the grilled fish.

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