parapararā

parapararā, v.i., fq. pararā. Rattle, crackle, creak, rustle.

Kua parapararā te tāpoki o te pāni i te pupū‘anga te vai.
The lid of the saucepan rattled as the water boiled;

I te parapararā‘anga te vā‘angā punu i runga i te ‘are, kua kake au ki runga ē kua pātiti.
When the sheets of iron on the roof kept rattling I climbed up and nailed them down;

Nō te parapararā ia tāua, nō reira te moakirikiri i rere ei.
We made so much noise (e.g. crashing through the under-growth), that’s why the flying foxes flew away.
[pararā rR.]

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