tunutunu, (-a, -‘ia).
1. Grill on embers.
Nō tei pou te ‘inu,nō reira au i tunutunu ei i te ika. Because I was out of dripping, I grilled the fish on the embers; ‘E mario tunutunu ‘ua tāna i kai ei.
All she ate was bananas that had been grilled (on the embers);
Tunutunua te tupa kia vave.
Hurry up and grill the land crabs.
2. fq. tunu. Cook, boil, etc.
Tē tunutunu ‘ua ake nei au i teia au kai.
I‘m just grilling up the food here.