topatapata topataŻa

topatari,  v.n. to fall, as a bunch, or cocoanut branch; see tari.
— s. a violent affliction of the mind, on being overtaken by some evil.
— v.n. to be in a hysteric or epileptic fit; to be, according to the native notion, under the powerful influence of some ghostly agent. [Dav : 8982]