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.
[pā7, tara1 RR.]