tunutunu

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.