rūtetetete, rūketekete, v.i. Shiver.
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.
rū2, 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.
‘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.]