‘otu‘otu

‘otu‘otu, v.i. Sob.

Kua ‘otu‘otu te auē ā te tamā‘ine nō tei kore ‘aia i ‘akatika‘ia kia ‘aere ki te teata.
the girl sobbed because she wasn’t allowed to go to the cinema;

kua auē ‘otu‘otu ‘aia i te mate‘anga tāna tamaiti.
she sobbed bitterly when her child died. [-‘otu2 RR.]

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