tafetafeta taha

tafifi,  s. the name of a running plant used medicinally by the tahitians.
— s. a person, or thing, that causes entanglement and perplexity.
— v.n. to entangle, or obstruct. [Dav : 7785] (note)
ta fifi,  a. pa. pn. qui embrouille, enchaîner, embarrasser. [Jau :3892]