kōkarakara

kōkarakara, v.i. To give off the appetising savour of fish or entrails being grilled on embers; to cook in this way.

Kua kōkara-kara te ‘aunga o te ika i runga i te a‘i.
There was the appetising smell of fish grilling on the fire;

Nāku i tunu kōkara-kara i tā tātou ika.
I cooked our fish on the embers;

Kua kōkarakara te va‘ine i te tunu‘anga i te ika.
The woman cooked the fish by grilling it on the embers. [kō-4, -kara4 RR.]

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