rūketekete, rūtetetete

rūketekete, rūtetetete, v.i.

1. To shiver, shake, tremble, vibrate; shivering.

Kua rūketekete tōna kōpapa nō te anu.
He shivered with cold;

Kua rūketekete te poti i te ‘akataka‘ia‘anga te matīni.
The boat vibrated when the engine was started up;

‘E ‘apinga tika ai te rūketekete i teia pa‘ī.
This ship vibrates an awful lot;

Kua ‘akangāro‘i poto‘ia te ‘akavā‘anga i te rūketekete‘anga te va‘ine i tōna tuatua-‘anga.
The court was adjourned briefly when the woman giving evidence started to tremble.

2. n. Tremulo, vibrato.

Kua ‘āviri te tamaiti iāku nō te rūketekete i tōku reo i te ‘īmene‘anga.
The boy laughed at me because of the tremulo in my singing. Maki rūketekete, rheumatism.

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2, v.i. Shiver, shake, vibrate, feel nervous or shaky, tremble.

Kua rū te pa‘ī i te taka‘anga te matīni.
The ship vibrated when the engines started up;

Kua rū tōna kōpapa nō te anu.
He shivered because it was so cold;

Kua rū te ‘enua i te ngārue-rue‘anga.
The ground shook during the earthquake;

Kua rū ‘aia i tōna tae‘anga ki roto i te pi‘a tārērē.
He felt nervous when he got into the examination room;

Kua rū pou roa ‘aia.
She was all of a flutter, dither.
[Pn. *luu3.]

‘ōtete

‘ōtete, v.i., n. Shiver with fever, a bout of shivering, a feverish chill.

‘Aere atu au, tē ‘ōtete ‘uā ra ‘aia i runga i te ro‘i.
When I got there, he was in bed shivering;

Kua ‘aka‘āinu rāua iāku ki te ‘ua ē kua tāpokipoki ki te kāka‘u i tōku ‘ōtete‘anga.
They gave me tablets to take and covered me with a blanket when I had a bout of shivering;

‘E ‘ōtete tōna.
She has a chill. [? ‘ō-3, -tete2.]