takataka3

takataka3, v.i., fq. taka3.

1. (Be) naked.

Kua takataka ‘aere ‘ua ‘aia ma te maro i runga iāia.
He goes around naked with only a maro on;

‘Kua ‘apai takataka ‘ua mai ‘aia i te pēpe ki te pā‘ī .
He brought the baby along to be bathed without a stitch on him;

‘E tangata ‘aere takataka ‘ua koe ki te ngā‘i tangata.
You are always going around in public half-naked (no shirt on).

2. Plain (not mashed or seasoned, of vegetables).

‘E taro takataka ‘ua nei tā mātou i kai ei ma te ika.
We just ate plain taro with the fish.

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