tangitangi

tangitangi, fq., dim., cont. tangi. Make sound, etc.

Tē tangitangi i te ‘ī nere o te pā nō te marōkā.
The door hinges keep squeaking because they are dry;

‘E kere-teki tika ai taua manu tangitangī ra i te pō.
That’s a cricket for sure which makes that continual chirping at night;

‘E ‘apinga tangitangi tāku i rongo ana.
I heard some noise going (continously);

te tangitangi a te manu,
the chirping of the birds.

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