‘uka‘uka

‘uka‘uka, fq. ‘uka.

1. Be covered with foam, froth, lather.

I te ‘uka‘uka‘anga tōna rauru, kua piko ‘aia ki raro i te vai i te tāmā.
When she had got her hair well-lathered, she bent down in the water to rinse it off.

2. Foam, froth, lather.

‘Ōreia te ‘uka‘ukā pu‘a i runga i tō rae.
Wash the soapsuds off your forehead.
[fuka RR.]

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