pakapaka

pakapaka,

1. v.i. Scorched, scalded, burnt, toasted, crusted.

Kua pakapaka te taro i raro i te umu nō tei tāvarevare te ‘uke‘anga.
The taro in the oven were burned because it wasn’t opened in time

; Kua pakapaka tōku vaevae i te vai vera.
I scalded my leg in the hot water;

Ko tōku mangamangā rima tēia i pakapaka ana i te a‘i.
This is the finger I scorched in the fire;

Kua ‘aunga pakapaka te ika.
The fish smells as if it’s burning. ‘E kōtipi varāoa pakapaka‘ia, a slice of toast. Varāoa pakapaka, (hard) biscuit.

‘Ē rua āku paunu varāoa pakapaka i ‘oko mai ei.
I’ve bought two pounds of biscuits. Vera pakapaka, burning hot, intense heat.

2. Crusts, scorched bits etc.

Kā kai au i te pakapaka o te taro.
I‘ll eat the taro crusts. Pakapaka varaoa, bread crusts.
[paka1 RR.]

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