parapara1

parapara1,

1. n., fq. para1. Scraps, bits and pieces left over, dregs, marks, spots, stains or splashes (of paint, grease etc.).

Kua mitimiti te puakaoa i te parapara puakatoro i roto i te punu.
The dog licked up the bits of meat left in the tin;

‘Aere ‘ōreia ki te vai te parapara vī i runga i tō‘ou va‘a.
Go and wash off the bits of mango round your mouth;

‘E parapara pēni tēnā i runga i tō pereue.
You’ve got splashes of paint on your coat. Paraparā kai, scraps of food.

2. v.i. Spotted, splashed, soiled, smeared or stained with remnants.

Kua kite mātou ē i kai pata ana ‘a Puku i te parapara‘anga tōna va‘a i te pata.
We could tell that Puku had been eating butter from the smears left around his mouth;

Kua parapara te kaingākai i te ‘inika.
The table was spotted with ink.
[para1 RR.]

to‘uto‘u2

to‘uto‘u2, fq. to‘u2.

1. Stained, spotted.

Kua to‘uto‘u tōna pākiri i te meitaki‘anga te ‘ōni‘o.
When the chickenpox cleared up it left spots on his skin;

Kāre au e ‘a‘ao i tēnā pona to‘uto‘u.
I‘m not wearing that stained shirt.

2. Spots, stains.

‘E au to‘uto‘u ‘aere tei runga i tōna moenga.
There are stains on her mat.
[Ce. *tofu5.]

to‘u2

to‘u2, (-a, -na), v.i.

1. Spotted, stained, discoloured.

Kua to‘u tō pona i te tāpou meika.
Your shirt was stained with banana sap;

‘Ākara, ka to‘una tō kāka‘u.
Look out, you‘ll stain your clothes. To‘u kerekere, black spotted or marked, bruised.

Kua to‘u kerekere tōku kakī i te kuku‘ia‘anga e te tangata kino.
The criminal left dark bruises where he grabbed me by the neck;

‘E ‘apinga to‘u kerekere tei muri i tōna tua.
There is a black mark (or bruise) on his back;

Kua to‘u kerekere tōna pākiri nō te anu.
His skin was blue with cold.

2. Dark (of colours).

‘E matie to‘u tāku ka ‘inangaro.
I want a dark green.

3. A spot, stain.

‘Ea‘a tērā to‘u i runga i tōna rae?
What is that spot on his forehead?

tōpatapata

tōpatapata, (-‘ia), fq. tōpata.

1. Fall or let fall in drops, form into or make spots; spotted.

Kua tōpatapata te vai ki runga i tōna mata ē kua ara ‘aia.
Drops of water splashed over his face and he woke up;

Ko te rāini i runga roa tei tōpatapata‘ia.
The top line was dotted;

‘E ika tōpatapata te marari. The marari
is a spotted fish;

Kua tōpatapata ‘aere te toto i runga i te one.
There were spots of blood here and there on the ground. Maru tōpatapata, dappled shade.

2. n. Spots, dots.

Nō te tōpatapata i runga i tōna umauma, nō reira i manako‘ia ai ē ‘e ‘ōni‘o.
The spots on his chest made them decide that it was chickenpox;

Kua kite mamao atū ra rātou i te ‘enua mei te tōpatapata te tū.
They saw the islands looking like dots in the distance;

Kua pēni tōpatapata ‘aia i te to‘e o te mereki.
He painted the bottom of the plate with dots.
[tōpata Rr].

tī to‘uto‘u

tī to‘uto‘u, (-a, -‘ia, -na), fq. tī to‘u.

1. Dip.

Kā pou te ‘inika mē tī to‘uto‘u putuputu koe i te tiōka ki roto.
You‘ll absorb all the ink if you keep dipping the chalk into it.

2. Splash, make spots on.

Kua tī to‘uto‘u ‘aia i taku puka ki te vai.
He splashed water over my book.

3. n. Spots, speckles; spotted, etc.

‘Ea‘a tērā tī to‘uto‘u i runga i tō pona?
What are those spots on your shirt?;

‘E pona tī to‘uto‘u teatea tōna.
She has a dress with white spots on it;

Mē ‘e ‘ua tī to‘uto‘u kerekere, nā te kākāia.
If the egg is speckled with black, it is a

kākāia’s.