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  1. v.i. Shine brightlyvividly, radiantly, gloriously; brightness, glory. E kaka tika ai te marama o te etu aiai. The evening star is shining brightly; E marama tika ai te kaka o te marama. The moonlight is very bright; Kua kaka mai te ra ki raro. The sun shone down; e karapaanga uira kaka, a vivid flash of lightning; Kua kaka te ariki vaine i tona nooanga ki runga i te terono ariki. The queen was radiant (or resplendent) seated on the royal throne; Noou te patireia, te mana, e te kaka, Thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory; Te tuatua nei te au rangi i te kaka o te Atua. The heavens declare the glory of God (Ps. 19.1).
  2. v.t. (-ia). In the phrase kaka i te mata, open the eyes wide, keep a sharp lookout; Kua kaka aia i tona mata no tona poitirere. He opened his eyes wide in astonishment; Kakaia toou mata kia kite koe i te pai rere. Keep your eyes skinned for the plane. Mata kaka, sharp eyes. E mata kaka tona. He

    Related to kaka.