katakata1

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.]

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