pā‘ata‘ata, (-‘ia), fq. pā‘ata. Make staging, scaffolding, grill etc. out of sthg.
I tōna pā‘ata‘ata‘anga i te rākau ki runga ake i te a‘i, kua tari mai ‘aia i te maito ē kua tukutuku ki runga.
When he had made a griddle of sticks over the fire he fetched the surgeonfish and laid them on top.