‘eke‘eke2

‘eke‘eke2 v.i. (-a, -‘ia). To swell (of a limb).

Kua ‘eke‘eke tōna rima,
his hand is swollen;

‘E rima ‘eke‘eke tōku,
I’ve got a swollen hand;

Ka ‘eke‘ekea tō vaevae mē ‘aere koe nā runga i te marae,
your legs will swell up if you walk over the marae. Maki ‘eke‘eke, elephantiasis.

Kua tū ‘aia i te maki ‘eke‘eke,
he has got elephantiasis.
[‘eke2 RR.]