kī kī

kī kī , v.i., fq. 1. Full, bulging, plumped out, plump.

Kua kī kī tōna pāpāringa.
Her cheek is swollen, or she is round-cheeked;

Kua tī pū ‘aia i te au kāpati kī kī meitaki.
He cut the cabbages which had hearted up nicely;

‘e mea tamā‘ine kī kī
, a plump little girl. [1 RR.]

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