v.i. Smell of gring, scorching or singeing. Kua karakara te aunga i tena umu puaka. That oven of pork smells good; Kua aunga karakara te ika i runga i te ai. The fish gring on the fire gave off a savoury smell; NO te karakara i te aunga i kite ei aia e kua pakapaka te kai. She realised from the smell of burning that the food was scorched; Ko te aunga karakara o te kakau taku i ongi. It was the singeing smell from the clothes that I noticed. Tunu karakara, to gr (fish) on embers. Kua tunutunu karakara aia i te ika. He gred the fish; KA kai au i te ika tunu karakara. Ill have the gred fish.