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.