pākūkū

pākūkū, v.i., n., fq. pakū. Thump, thud, etc.

Ko ‘ai tērā e pākūkū ra i roto i te ‘are?
Who is that banging around in the house? Pākūkū tapuae, the noise of heavy footsteps or hooves.

Kua ‘akarongo au i te pākūkū tapuae ‘oro‘enua i tōku takoto‘anga i napō.
I heard the clatter of horse’s hooves as I was lying down last night.
[pakū Rr.]

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