tikatika, fq., intens. tika 2. Straight, level, direct(ly).
Kua tū tikatika ‘aia.
He stood up straight (or at attention);
Kāre i tikatika meitaki te pā o te rākau i te tanu‘anga.
The trees haven’t been put in straight rows;
‘E ngā‘i tikatika ‘ua tei reira kā tano ‘ei ngā‘i ‘akatō‘anga pa‘ī rere.
It is perfectly level there, it will be very suitable for an airstrip;
Kua tikatika ‘ua te moana.
The sea was flat calm;
Kua ‘aere tikatika roa ‘aia ki te ‘are.
He went straight to the house.