pakapakakina

pakapakakina, v.i., fq. pakakina. Crackle, clatter, sputter, make popping noises.

Kua pakapakakina te kapu o te ‘akari i te ngau‘anga te puaka i te ‘akari.
The shells cracked as the pig munched the coconuts;

‘E a‘a rā i pakapakakina ai tā‘au matīni?
Why is your engine knocking like that?;

Kua pakapakakina te mauku marō i te kā‘anga i te a‘i.
The dry grass crackled as it burned.
[pakakina rR.]

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