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fq. kakati.

    1. (-ia). Nibble, gnaw, nip. Te katikati nei te tamaine i tona maikuku rima. The girl is biting her fingernails; I katikatiia ana te pepe e te namu. The baby had been bitten by mos-quitoes; Kua akarongo au i te katikati a te kiore toka. I heard the rat gnawing; Kua katikati teia auri tui kakau. This sewing-machine has been catching (nipping the thread).
    2. Throb (of pain). Kua katikati te mamae i taku ee. My boil is throbbing. Katikati ivi, pains in the bones, rheuma-tism. [-kati, RR.]

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