katakata1, (-‘ia, -ngia), fq. kata1. Smile, laugh.
Kua katakata te tamaiti ki te tamā‘ine.
The boy smiled at the girl;
Kua katakata ‘aia i te kāpiki‘ia‘anga ē kua pāti ‘aia i te tārērē.
She smiled when it was announced that she had passed the examination;
‘E tangata katakata ‘a Tai.
Tai has a smiling face, Tai is always smiling. [kata1 RR.]