pātaratara

pātaratara, v.i. Serrated, saw-edged, dog-toothed.

E pākotikoti koe kia pātaratara te ngā ‘ope o te pēpa.
Cut both ends of the paper into a saw-edged pattern;

‘E kaute rau pātaratara tēia.
This hibiscus has a serrated leaf;

Kua rekareka ‘aia i tōku raranga pātaratara‘anga i te tapa i tōna moenga.
She was pleased with the way I plaited her mat with dog-toothed edges.
[7, tara1 RR.]

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